Lehigh ADVANCE Center for Women STEM Faculty supports inclusion and equity to enhance the climate for and success of women in STEM fields through best practices for recruitment, retention and community.


Starting Fall 2024 participation in a "Best Practices" workshop for faculty members of faculty search committees is valid for two years. See the rest of the story for dates as well as focused Recruitment Conversations on specific topics critical to faculty recruitment success.
This large scale, US based study, suggests models predicting that hiring more women will impact the proportion of women faculty more than will preventing their attrition.
Applications due July 29: ADVANCE Resource and Coordination (ARC) Network selects two to four Virtual Visiting Scholars to conduct research on existing or emerging themes from scholarly literature on gender equity in STEM workplaces.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 - 9:00pm to Friday, August 16, 2024 - 4:00pm
The Fall 2024 New Faculty Orientation includes a variety of modules for new faculty to learn about the resources and people who will play a key part in their success at Lehigh. This year, the ADVANCE Center will cover the different ways ADVANCE impacts campus and the ways new faculty in particular... Read more
Monday, August 26, 2024 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Help recruit excellent and diverse future equity-minded faculty. Workshop participation required every other year for all members of Faculty Recruitment Committees. 
Wednesday, September 4, 2024 - 8:30am to Sunday, October 6, 2024 - 11:30am
The ADVANCE Center, Deputy Provost for Graduate Education, and Office of Research invite faculty and postdocs who are mentors to apply for a five-session mentor development workshop series from September 4-October 6, 2024 in Williams 341.The deadline is August 23, 2024.Using the curriculum created... Read more