Scholars (2015-2017)

The ADVANCE Scholar Program is a mentoring program that matches women faculty of color with an internal advocate and an external eminent scholar in their field. The internal advocates, all members of the committee that designed the program, serve to broade...

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Marisol Perez

Marisol Perez Associate Professor Psychology “My program of research encompasses both theoretical and applied studies in the area of eating psychopathology and obesity, often using a focus on Latino populations.”...

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Student Diversity Training

Diversity Performances In order to improve the workplace climate for women faculty – and indeed all faculty – the ADVANCE Center is engaged in an effort to teach students that respecting all faculty is part of the culture of excellence at Texas...

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Merit Pool Incentives

Christine Stanley, the Vice President and Associate Provost for Diversity (VPAPD) and ADVANCE Co-Investigator, and her Council on Climate and Diversity (CCD) annually assess the progress made by each university unit (academic colleges as well as non-academ...

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LEAD Program

            Professional Development for Department Heads The ADVANCE Center is collaborating with the Office of the Dean of Faculties to enhance diversity training for Department Heads as well as other departmental leaders. ...

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STRIDE Program

What is STRIDE? The Strategies and Tactics for Recruiting to Improve Diversity and Excellence (STRIDE) Program aims to provide training for all members of search committees to reduce bias in decision making in the faculty selection process.  It is separat...

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STRIDE Workshop Materials

STRIDE Presentation Key Research Findings on Implicit Bias Letters of Recommendation Activity Things to Remember When Reviewing/Writing Letters of Recommendation Examples of Job Postings with Inclusive Language Applicant/Interview Evaluation Tool List of A...

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Faculty Recognition

The Faculty Recognition activity is focused on highlighting the successes of and improving the recognition of TAMU women faculty. In partnership with various units (e.g. the offices of the Dean of Faculties and Vice President for Research), ADVANCE works t...

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Success Circles

The ADVANCE Center facilitates peer mentoring groups known as Success Circles for women faculty based on professional and personal interests. This activity functions as a complement to existing one-on-one mentoring (e.g. in departments, the Women’s Facu...

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