Advancing STEM Women in the Academy

The NSF ADVANCE award will allow researchers at UMass Lowell and UMass Medical School to advance the study of Gender bias in the workplace. The team will focus on creating new metrics and tools for the assessment and quantification of subtle gender biases and other causes of micro-inequities—the accumulation of subtle biases over a long period of time.
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The inaugural 50/50 Lecture Series was held in spring of 2014 and plans are under way for another guest lecturer this fall. The series introduces women in STEM fields to the UMass Lowell community.
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