Welcome to LEVERAGE

STEM for ALL Video Showcase 

LEVERAGE participated in the 2018 STEM for ALL Video Showcase held May 14-21, 2018.  713 presenters and copresenters delivered 214 three-minute videos to share their efforts to transform STEM education.  Project presenters discussed their work online with researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and stakeholders from their communities. The STEM for ALL Video Showcase is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF #1642187).  

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NSBE Academic and Research Leadership Symposium (ARLS)

The Academic and Research Leadership Symposium (ARLS) will be held March 29-30, 2019, co-located with the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Annual Convention in Detroit, MI.  ARLS will host a Research Symposium and a Faculty Development Symposium.  The Research Symposium is designed to showcase examples of research career trajectories for different engineering disciplines and to facilitate research collaboration.  The Faculty Development Symposium is designed to strengthen and demysitfy fundamental components of academia. Through funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), NSBE is able to fund up to 40 early-career faculty and post-doctoral scholars.

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AISES Delivers Spring & Fall Workshops

AISES’ is slated to deliver two LEVERAGE workshops in 2019!  The spring workshop will be held on March 14, 2019, in conjunction with the 2019 AISES Leadership Summit in in Cherokee, NC.  The "Learn More" link below shares information on AISES' Leadership Summit experience.  AISES' fall workshop will be held on October 9, 2019, prior to the AISES National Conference (October 10-12, 2019) in Milwaukee, WI.  Each workshop will provide engineering early career faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and PhD candidates with the opportunity to attend the corresponding Summit or Conference.

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LEVERAGE at a glance...

LEVERAGE, led by an alliance of the seven largest national diversity‐serving engineering professional organizations, provides a fully integrated system for faculty transition stages with the objective of doubling the number of historically underrepresented engineering faculty by 2025.  This resource is a result of an INCLUDES grant from the National Science Foundation (EEC #1649384).  The partner organizations include:

  • American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
  • Great Minds in STEM™ (GMiS)
  • MAES, Latinos in Science and Engineering (MAES)
  • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
  • Society for   Advancement  of   Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Collectively, these organizations have 300 years of experience supporting and celebrating women and the historically underrepresented in pursuing engineering careers.


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