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Interactive Panel On Perspectives And Practical Skills For Men As Advocates For Gender Equity, Lawrence Genalo, Roger A. Green, Beth M. Holloway, Archie L. Holmes, Brian P. Kirkmeyer, Klod Kokini, Daniel Lopresti, Adrienne Minerick, Beena Sukumaran Jan 2015

Interactive Panel On Perspectives And Practical Skills For Men As Advocates For Gender Equity, Lawrence Genalo, Roger A. Green, Beth M. Holloway, Archie L. Holmes, Brian P. Kirkmeyer, Klod Kokini, Daniel Lopresti, Adrienne Minerick, Beena Sukumaran

Materials Science and Engineering Conference Papers, Posters and Presentations

Men can serve unique and critical roles as advocates of gender equity, particularly in maledominated units or organizations, such as most engineering departments and many universities. This panel brings together a group of men with diverse backgrounds and experiences to discuss their perspectives and offer practical skills for men to effectively serve as advocates for gender equity. This paper augments the panel and captures the backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and recommendations of the panelists, thereby providing a lasting resource for those unable to attend the panel or future interested individuals. The information we present targets men and administrators, who will better ...


Summer Industry Based Research Internships For Female High School Students, Lawrence Genalo Jan 2003

Summer Industry Based Research Internships For Female High School Students, Lawrence Genalo

Materials Science and Engineering Conference Papers, Posters and Presentations

Building on a successful high school internship program started by a National Science Foundation grant in 1997, an internship program has been offered the past two years that provides students opportunities to join university research teams and investigate industrial work environments. The interns develop complete lesson plans targeted at a 5 th – 8th grade audience that are based on the university research and industrial sponsor’s work. These lesson plans are placed on a web site for dissemination. The interns have visited the industrial sponsor to learn about their business and done final project presentations for them.

This program has ...