Supported by Institute Diversity, Georgia Tech’s ADVANCE Program builds and sustains an inter-college network of professors who are world-class researchers and role models to support the community and advancement of women and minorities in academia by:

  • Advocating for diversity, equity, and inclusion;
  • Advising campus leadership on policy and structure;
  • Increasing awareness and reducing the impact of implicit bias;
  • Making data-driven recommendations for faculty retention, advancement, and satisfaction.

Recent Submissions

  • Leave Policies at Georgia Tech 

    Cobb, Kim; Cozzens, Susan E.; Joyce, Julie; Merkel, Kevin (2017-04-18)
    In this session, attendees had have the opportunity to have their questions about leave policies for faculty and staff answered by campus experts, and hear about proposed modifications to ASMD policies.
  • Bullying in the Workplace: How to spot it? What to do about it? 

    Alexander, Pearl; Harrington, Kim; Hollengreen, Laura (2017-04-13)
    Bullying is an insidious assertion of power over someone deemed by the bully to be vulnerable. It often happens out of the blue, making it hard to anticipate and counteract in the moment. Longer term, it can have repercussions ...
  • The Total Person Program – Preparing Student-Athletes to be Champions in Life 

    Akin, Joeleen; Bracken, Sam; Collier, Michelle; Grady, Alex; Thomas, Leah (2017-03-28)
    As Georgia Tech’s director of athletics, Dr. Homer Rice implemented the Total Person Program in 1981. Dr. Rice’s concept was based on his belief that excellence is a result of a balanced life that encompasses academic ...
  • Philanthropy at Tech - Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe 

    Garcia, Marta; Wood, Caroline (2017-02-28)
    Georgia Tech is well known for the passionate loyalty and support of its alumni, which make it possible for the Institute to achieve what it never could by depending only on state support and tuition. But passion is not ...
  • Driving innovation through partnerships: Lessons from a public-private partnership initiative 

    Farrugia, Sherry N. (2017-02-09)
    There is so much complexity in the world of innovation that it is often too difficult to take on independently. The purpose of this talk is to provide a foundational understanding of the importance of collaboration through ...
  • How the activities of EVPR's office impact Georgia Tech 

    Jones, Christopher; King, Greg; Tavares, Monique (2016-11-29)
    The Office of the Executive Vice President for Research (EVPR) overseas the full breadth of the Institute’s research and commercialization/entrepreneurship and extension activities. This presentation will provide an ...
  • Philanthropy - The difference between good & great 

    Buchanan, Lorrie; Burton, Birgit; Garcia, Marta (2016-11-17)
    Everyone has heard about Tech's recent successful Campaign, which raised $1.8Billion dollars. Learn about the Department that is charged with this Institutional effort; how it is organized, what are the various constituencies ...
  • Georgia Tech's Connections to the University System of Georgia and Beyond 

    Sheheane, Dene; Aultman, Casey; Burke, Chris; Knotts, Robert (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-08)
    The Office of the Vice President for Government and Community Relations (GCR) is Georgia Tech’s primary connection to federal, state, and local governments and communities. GCR works to ensure Georgia Tech’s strategic ...
  • Industry Relations 

    Herbert-Peterson, Sophia L.; McConnell, Donald; Wood, Caroline (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-01)
  • Leadership Operations at Georgia Tech 

    Durham, Lynn; Herazy, Jennifer (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10-25)
    Lynn Durham and Jennifer Herazy will discuss Georgia Tech's leadership organization and reporting structures. They will review the operations and functions and share insights into the decision making process at the ...
  • The Colors of Money 

    Kirk, James E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-10-18)
    This presentation will cover a number of key questions that address how Georgia Tech is organized financially by providing a big picture look of how Georgia Tech combines these sources to achieve its objectives. Some of ...