Proceedings of the 1993 Women in Engineering Conference: Increasing Enrollment and Retention

Proceedings of the 1993 WEPAN National Conference, held May 23 - 25, 1993 at The Washington Marriott, Washington, D.C.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

Front Matter PDF

Plenary Session: "Reflections on the Glass Ceiling: Have We Broken Through?"

Session Synopsis PDF
The Glass Ceiling: Have We Broken Through? PDF
Lynn E. Bertuglia

Plenary Session: "Female Friendly Science and Engineering"

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Female Friendly Science and Engineering PDF
Sue V. Rosser

Experiences of New Women In Enginering Program Directors

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Experiences of New Directors of Women In Engineering Programs PDF
Miriam K. Maslanik
Conducting A Needs Assessment For A Women in Engineering Program PDF
Mary J. S. Roth, Rebecca Rosenbauer
Experiences of New Women in Engineering Program Director PDF
Suzanne Scheff

The Role of Faculty in Women in Engineering Programs

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The Role of Faculty Women in Engineering Programs for Women PDF
Mary R. Anderson
The Role of Faculty in Women's Engineering Programs PDF
Carolyn W. Meyers

Can Corporations Keep Women Engineers? One Company's Approach

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Can Corporations Keep Women Engineers? One Company's Approach PDF
Jen M. Schmuckler
Can Corporations Keep Women Engineers? One Company's Approach PDF
Anne W. Baker

Strengthening Women in Engineering Programs

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Strengthening Women in Engineering Programs PDF
Susan Staffin Metz, Suzanne G. Brainard

Innovative Engineering Curriculum

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Bridging the Gap and Preparing for Engineering PDF
Guangming Zhang, James W. Dally

Women in Technology: Corporate and Academic Perspectives

Session Synopsis PDF
Women in Engineering/Technology at Community Colleges in New Jersey PDF
Susan Cavin
The Transition from Ideality to Reality PDF
Debra J. Lee

Women in Engineering Programs: No Longer A Question of Effectiveness

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Women in Engineering Programs: No Longer A Question of Effectiveness PDF
Suzanne G. Brainard, Jamie Kelley, Emily M. Wadsworth

Women Engineering Students Develop Skills for the Workplace

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Student Team Experiences at Purdue University PDF
Heather Hoekstra, Tracy Richmond, Emily M. Wadsworth
Personal Experiences Related to Retention Programs and Our Work in the Office of Women's Programs PDF
Donna Wigington, Jennifer Edwards
Developing Skills for the Workplace PDF
Nannette Mannery

Collaborative Efforts: Society of Women Engineers and Women in Engineering Programs

Session Synopsis PDF
WIEP and SWE Working Together PDF
Jane Zimmer Daniels
Society of Women Engineers Overview PDF
Anna M. Salguero
The Society of Women Engineers Pre-College Out Reach Programs at Texas A&M University PDF
Karan Watson, Teresa Wright

Model Women in Engineering and Science Programs

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The Pipeline Program: A Model Project for Encouraging Women to Enter Graduate Studies in Engineering at the University of Michigan PDF
Cinda-Sue Davis, Carol Hollenshead
Attracting Undergraduate Science, Mathematics, & Engineering Majors PDF
Catherine J. Didion
Toward Systemic Change: Evolution in Darthmouth's Women in Science Project PDF
Carol B. Muller
An Innovative Program to Attract High School Women Into Engineering PDF
Dr. D. K. Blandford, Dr. J. R. Tooley

Plenary Session: "Preparing for a Global Economy and the Multi-Cultural Workforce"

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Preparing for a Global Economy and Multi-Cultural Workforce PDF
Dr. Susan Wood

Successful Industry and Education Partnerships

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Research Triangle Science and Mathematics Partnership: A Model of Business and Industry Collaboration PDF
Joyce Milliard-Clark
Tomorrow's Women in Science and Technology PDF
Robbie Millet

International Panel

Session Synopsis PDF
Presentation for WEPAN's International Panel PDF
Peggy Blumenthal
The Women in Engineering Project at U.N.B. Sharing Information Across Canada PDF
Dr. Monique Frize, J. McGinn-Giberson, G. Levesque

Funding Priorities for Engineering Education

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Funding Priorities for Engineering Education PDF
Kathleen W. Bucchel
National Science Foundation Activities for Women and Girls PDF
Lola E. Rogers

Exploring the Academic Climate for Women in Engineering

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A Study of Women Engineering and Science Undergraduates PDF
Mary Ann Evans, Sally Hinders, Holly Kanengieter
Exploring the Academic Environment for Women in Engineering PDF
Robby Henes
Increasing Women's Retention and Persistence: A Report on Research in Progress PDF
Claire R. Palmgren, Barbara B. Lazarus, Indira Nair

Exploring the Corporate Climate for Women in Engineering

Session Synopsis PDF
A Focus on the End Point: Quality of Life of Women Scientists PDF
Maryka H. Bhattacharyya
Measuring Progress for Women in Engineering, Science and Technology -- Are We There Yet, And If So, How Can We Be Sure? PDF
Jeanne E. Inch, Lyne Leclerc
Exploring the Corporate Climate for Women Engineers PDF
Betty M. Vetter

Appendices

Appendix A: 1993 WEPAN Conference Contributors PDF
Appendix B: 1993 WEPAN Conference Participants PDF
Appendix C: 1993 WEPAN Conference Program-At-A-Glance PDF
Appendix D: 1993 WEPAN Regional Meetings PDF
Appendix E: 1993 WEPAN Action Group Meetings PDF
Appendix F: Indexes PDF