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Association for Women in Science (AWIS) Workshop
Davis, CA

ADVANCE hosted the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) workshop, “Equitable Solutions for Retaining a Robust STEM Workforce- Beyond Best Practices,” on November 5, 2014. Cynthia Simpson, M.Ed, CAE, AWIS Chief Business Development Officer, and Dr. Yvonne W. Rodríguez, AWIS Phoebe S. Leboy Public Policy Fellow  and the Government Relations and Public Policy Associate for the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) presented tools and techniques that individuals can deploy in changing the academic research culture to improve the recruitment and retention of women in science and engineering. Participants engaged in small group interactive discussions to rethink policies that are currently in place in order to make recruitment and retention of women in science and engineering more gender equitable. 

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