Proceedings of the 1990 Women in Engineering Conference: A National Initiative

Proceedings of the 1990 WEPAN National Conference, held May 30 - June 1, 1990 at Holiday Inn - Crowne Plaza, Washington, D.C.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

Front Matter PDF

Women in Engineering Program Advocates Network

Women in Engineering Program Advocates Network PDF
Jane Z. Daniels, Susan S. Metz, Suzanne G. Brainard

The State of the State in Engineering: Women in the Pipeline

The State of the State in Engineering: Women in the Pipeline PDF
Dr. Bassam Shakhashiri

Undergraduate Retention Strategies I

Retention of Female Students in Engineering PDF
Dr. Nancy Bottone Hellman
Cooperative Education as a Retention Tool PDF
Leslie Wilson Hauschildt
The Role of Student Organizations as a Vehicle for Peer Support PDF
Anne L. Pierce

Summer Programs for High School Students I

ECOES -- Exploring Career Options for Engineering and Science: A National Science Foundation Young Scholars Program PDF
Susan Staffin Metz
Pre-College Programs at Michigan Technological University PDF
Chris S. Anderson
Summer Study in Engineering Program for Women High Shcool Students PDF
Marilyn R. Berman

Early Intervention: K-8 Programs

Weaving a Network of Early Support for Girls in Science: Empowering Girl Scout Leaders PDF
Marsha Lakes Matyas
Family Math and Family Science: Parental Involvement Encourages Early Math and Science Experiences for Girls PDF
Arlene S. Chasek
Smith College Programs for Encouraging Girls in Math and Science PDF
Elaine Henshon, Casey Clark

Pre-College Outreach Programs: High School and Jr. High School

The Wise Mentor Program at California State University, Northridge PDF
Tobi A. Roffman
Washington MESA Summer Program for Girls: Using Computers in Science PDF
Nancy Cook
Expanding the Pipeline: The Challenges of Pre-College Preparation PDF
Carolyn Chesnutt Thorsen

Recruitment and Retention at the Graduate Level

Women Graduate Students in Engineering PDF
Betty M. Vetter
Reading for Retention PDF
Barbara Lazarus, Indira Nair

Undergraduate and Graduate Re-entry Programs

Career Transitions Programs for Professional Women PDF
Paula G. Leventman
Graduate Re-entry/Career Change Program in Industrial Engineering PDF
Dr. Mary A. Anderson
Project Reentry: What Works and What Doesn't at a Community College PDF
Karen J. Witt

Summer Programs for High School Students II

Women in Science and Engieering Program: Encouraing High School Girls' Interests in Math and Science PDF
Beth Taylor
Summerscience: An Enrichment Program for Eighth Grade Girls PDF
Cinda-Sue Davis

Undergraduate Retention Strategies II

The Douglass Project for Rutgers Women in Math, Science, and Engineering: A Comprehensive Program to Encourage Women's Persistence in These Fields PDF
Ellen F. Mappen
A Support Seminar for Freshman Women in Engineering PDF
Janine Reklaitis

From College Campuses to the Workplace: The Climate for Women

The Climate for Women in Engineering PDF
Dr. Eleanor Baum
The Chilly Climate in the Workplace, or Why It Still Hurts to be a Woman in Labor PDF
Bernice Resnick Sandler

Getting a Program Started

Breaking Down Barriers: Vanderbilt University Minority/Women Engineering Programs PDF
Dr. Carolyn Ruth A. Williams
Getting a Program Started: The Development of the Women in Engineering Program at Penn State PDF
Sharon Jadrnak
Anatomy of Program Development - A Case Study: Horizons PDF
Bobbye Williams

External Funding Sources: Corporate Foundations and Industry

Intel Corporation Funding of Academic Contributions PDF
Margie Kintz

The Nuts and Bolts of Program Planning: Pre-College Programs

The Nuts and Bolts of Program Planning: Recruitment Programs PDF
Jane Daniels

Making a Difference: A Student Alumni Panel

An Alumnae's Perspective on Engineering and Involvement in a Women in Engineering Initiative PDF
Suzanne E. Laurich-McIntyre
Corporate Involvement in College Retention Programs PDF
Deborah L. Grubbe
Attracting and Retaining Women Engineers: A Personal Perspective PDF
Cheryl Tuosto

Issues of Diversity

Issues of Diversity PDF
Carmen B. Cannon
Recruiting Low-Income Women into Engineering PDF
Jo Sanders

Program Evaluation Methods

What Works and What Doesn't: Making Evaluations Useful (and Even Fun) PDF
Patricia B. Campbell

The Nuts and Bolts of Program Planning: Retention Programs

Nuts & Bolts of Retention Programs PDF
Suzanne G. Brainard

Staying Alive: How to Institutionalize Your Program

Conceptualizing a Strong Program by "Redefining Reality" PDF
Mary Ann Evans
Program Initiatives at Iowa State University PDF
Myrna Whigham
External Efforts to Redefine Reality PDF
Mary Wiberg

NSF Overview: Current Programs and New Initiatives

NSF Overview: Current Programs and New Initiatives PDF
John A. White


Workshops and Presentations PDF
Data Base of Research, Information and Resource Materials PDF
Martha's Daughters PDF
Mary A. Jasper
Index by Author PDF
Index by Institution PDF