Organizational Resources 2017-07-27T18:40:24+00:00

American Council on Education (ACE), Moving the Needle: Advancing Women in Higher Education Leadership
Moving the Needle: Advancing Women in Higher Education Leadership is a collaborative, multi-association initiative which seeks to increase the number of women in senior leadership positions in higher education through programs, research, and resources. For more information and to visit their website click here.

ADVANCE Program at University of California, Davis
An Institutional Transformation grant that is supported by the National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE Program which aims to increase the participation and advancement of women in academic science and engineering careers. The UC Davis ADVANCE program is rooted in the premise that a multiplicity of perspectives derived from both gender and cultural diversity can increase STEM research innovation by seizing the advantages that a heterogeneous group of talented individuals can bring to problem-definition and problem-solving.
For more information and to visit their website click here.
Additional contact info: advance@ucdavis.edu or call (530) 752-2421

American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE)
AAHHE is an agent of change for improving education, thus enabling Hispanic students to fully participate in a diverse society. AAHHE works collaboratively with all sectors of education, business, industry, as well as community and professional organizations to enhance the educational aspirations and to meet the needs of a significantly increasing Hispanic population.
For more information visit there website click here.

Annie E. Casey Foundation: Leaders in Equitable Evaluation and Diversity (LEEAD)
LEEAD is an intensive, fast-track program that includes a core professional development course exclusive to LEEAD scholars. Topics will include network building, maintaining successful mentor relationships, branding and packaging an evaluator’s skill set, finding and responding to contract opportunities and managing challenges around race equity and inclusion in the workplace and in the social sector.
For more information and to visit their website click here.
To email Kantahyanee W. Murray, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, Research, Evaluation and Learning (REAL)
click here.

Association for the Study in Higher Education (ASHE): Council on Ethnic Participation
The Council on Ethnic Participation is open to all members of the Association for the Study of Higher. The primary focus of this council is to maintain and guide the integrity of the structural diversity of the ASHE organization. To that end we have created several initiatives to provide professional development and support for participants. This community is committed to talent development and the framing of the canon pertaining to the experience of people of color in the academy.
For more information and to visit their website click here or call (702) 895-2737.

Excelencia in Education 
A not-for-profit organization founded in 2004 in Washington, DC, Excelencia in Education has become a trusted information source on the status of Latino educational achievement, a major resource for influencing policy at the institutional, state, and national levels, and a widely recognized advocate for expanding evidence-based practices to accelerate Latino student success in higher education.
For more information and to visit their website click here or call (202) 785-7350.

The Fraser Institute
Produces research about government actions in areas that deeply affect Canadians’ quality of life such as taxation, health care, aboriginal issues, education, economic freedom, energy, natural resources and the environment. They will recommend public policy solutions that some people feel are controversial. But they work to ensure that people become more knowledgeable about the outcomes of various public policies and can then make more informed decisions.
For more information and to visit their website click here.
Additional contact info: info@fraserinstitute.org

Latina Researchers Network
The Latina Researchers Network was established to create a multidisciplinary and vibrant supportive community that can ensure the next generation of investigators has access to role models, allies and networking opportunities to succeed in academia and research activities.
For more information and to visit their website click here.

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity
An independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of over 83,000 graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members. Dedicated to supporting academics in making successful transitions throughout their careers, offering on-campus workshops, professional development training, and intensive mentoring programs.
For more information and to visit their website click here or call (313) 347-8485.
Additional contact info: Membership@FacultyDiversity.org

The Research Institute for the Study of Intersectionality and Social Transformation (RISIST)
RISIST envisions a world so transformed by intersectionality that 7+ billion people equitably share the resources and power necessary to sustain the world. RISIST focus on improving the world’s understanding and application of intersectionality, the most innovative approach to resolving persistent injustice and inequality on the planet. As a cooperative social enterprise we empower individuals and organizations to educate themselves and collaborate with each other in order to leverage the power of “big data from the grassroots.” RISIST “walks the walk” by providing high quality work that advances social justice in a transparent context.
For more information and to visit their website click here.
Additional contact info: info@risist.org

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: New Connections
New Connections has supported and advanced the research of a diverse group of 137 early and mid-career researchers in fields such as public health, social work, psychology, education, medicine, and urban planning. The program also has contributed to the professional development of more than 800 diverse scholars, who have taken advantage of New Connections’ workshops, trainings, and networking opportunities – such as the annual Symposium, Research & Coaching Clinic, and leadership, writing, and methodological training through webinars, workshops, and regional forums and meetings. Equal Measure has served as the National Program Office for, and works closely with RWJF to manage and monitor grant making, and to carry out all the other program activities.
For more information and to visit their website click here.
Additional contact info: info@rwjf-newconnections.org or call (215) 732-2200

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