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$3.2 million grant helps advance female faculty

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Researchers at RIT were awarded $3.2 million from the National Science Foundation for the project “CONNECT: Increasing the Representation and Advancement of Women Faculty at RIT.”

RIT’s project is part of the foundation’s ADVANCE Institutional Transformation initiatives intended to increase representation and advancement of women in academic science, technology, engineering and mathematics—also referred to as STEM—careers, thereby contributing to the development of a more diverse science and engineering workforce