UC Davis ADVANCE founded the Policy and Practices Recruitment
Initiative (PPRI). While housed within ADVANCE from 2012-2018,
Implemented the use of Diversity Statements
in faculty job applications.
Disseminated research findings and diversity best
practices at many national and international meetings,
including an invited presentation at the upcoming STEM Congress
on Gender Equity in Berlin (June 2017).
Engaged national groups working toward greater diversity in
STEM; UC Davis joined the AAAS STEM Equality Achievement
(SEA) Change project as a founding member in 2016.
Assisted UC Davis in applying for the AAAS SEA Change
Bronze Award; UC Davis was one of three institutions
awarded in 2019.
Developed family-friendly policies and recruitment strategies
for improving diversity in candidate pools.
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.