NSF Grant to Provide Mentoring for Women Faculty in STEM Fields

Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, received a five-year, $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation that will be used to advance the careers of women faculty in sciences disciplines. The project is directed by Joanne Smieja, the first woman tenured chemistry professor at Gonzaga.

The project will involve mentoring for a group of 70 women faculty members at 12 undergraduate institutions in an effort to encourage them to advance in their careers.

Professor Smieja is a graduate of the College of St. Thomas. She hold a Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from the University of Minnesota.

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