Grant to Support Career Development of Women Faculty in STEM Fields

Five women faculty members at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, received a three-year, $580,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to the support their Women in Science Education (WISE) initiative. The WISE program will sponsor career development programs and research opportunities for women faculty at the College of William and Mary, Thomas Nelson Community College, Richard Bland College, and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Under the grant, four symposia will be held each year as well as an annual leadership forum and retreat.

The WISE program is led by Jennifer Stevens, an associate professor of psychology at the College of William and Mary. Also participating in the WISE program’s administration are Cheryl Dickter, Catherine Forestell, Pamela Hunt, and M. Christine Porter, all of whom teach psychology and/or neuroscience. Alison Peabody will serve as the WISE program administrator.

Cheryl Dickter, Alison Peabody, Jennifer Stevens, Catherine Forestell and Christine Porter

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