Forbes names RIT among America’s ‘Best Employers for Women’
RIT was recently honored as one of America's 'Best Employers for Women,' according to Forbes. RIT University News wrote a story reporting the recognition on October 3, 2018, which can be found here. AdvanceRIT was mentioned in the story, shown in the quote below.
"RIT has numerous organizations and initiatives dedicated to ensuring equitable treatment of women employees. AdvanceRIT, funded through a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant with additional support provided by the university, is a long-term multi-faceted project designed to increase and advance women faculty in STEM disciplines at RIT."
On Wednesday, August 29, 2018, Senior Vice Provost, Chris Licata, announced the official institutionalization of the AdvanceRIT office and highlighted that Dr. Margaret Bailey will serve as the program’s interim director for the upcoming year. We are excited to start this new chapter and look forward to continuing our mission in support of women faculty at RIT. Read the full letter here.
Dr. Margaret Bailey and AdvanceRIT Featured in Scientia
Scientia, a publisher focusing on successes in the research community, featured the article "Professor Margaret Bailey – Seeds of Change – Promoting STEM Careers for Women" on July 12, 2018. The story captures Dr. Bailey's efforts to support female faculty in STEM through research and programs. Read the article here.