NSF ADVANCE ADVANCE is a program to increase the representation and advancement of women in academic science and engineering careers, thereby contributing to the development of a more diverse science and engineering workforce. As such, ADVANCE is an integral part of the NSF’s multifaceted strategy to broaden participation in the STEM workforce, and supports the critical role of the Foundation in advancing the status of women in academic science and engineering.

Auburn UniversityAuburn is a public land grant university, whose mission is to prepare our students, through high quality internationally recognized instructional programs, to practice engineering professionally and ethically in a competitive global environment. Expand scientific and engineering knowledge through innovative research and creative partnerships involving academia, industry and government.