The events and programs of the Mentorship & Networking Initiative have transitioned to the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Academic Affairs.
UC Davis ADVANCE founded the Mentorship and Networking Initiative (MNI). While housed within ADVANCE from 2012-2018, MNI successfully:
The National Science Foundation began supporting ADVANCE initiatives in 2001, and has awarded over $130M in funding for a variety of programs. The most significant efforts seek to create permanent institutional transformation.