Thanks to the feedback of my post about National Women in Engineering Day June 23, 2016, I've learned about an another amazing womean (of color) in engineering - Dr. Renetta G Tull, Associate Vice Provost of University of Maryland Baltimore County Graduate School, Director of the university's AGEP program and Finalist of 2015 Global Engineering Deans Council Airbus Diversity Award.
Wow, another amazing educator and influencer! You can follow Dr. Tull on Twitter @Renetta_Tull.
She is also Co-PI for the ADVANCE Hispanic Women in STEM Networking Conference and Co-leading ‘Women in STEM” projects for the Latin and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions. Learn more about Dr. Tull and her amazing outreach scholarship in this recent feature of her by ETN Workshops.
The GEDC Airbus Diversity Award provides funding and recognition of programs that have successfully increased representation and engagement of broader audiences in engineering education programs. It is an international competition and the three finalists of the award will actually present their proposals at the International meeting, scheduled November 6-10, 2016 in Seoul, Korea. But first, things first: The application deadline
is Thursday, June 30, 2016 .
UPDATE: The application deadline for the 2016 GEDC Airbus Diversity Award has been extended to Monday 5thSeptember 2016.
Details about the award and submission guidelines are here.
Announcement of deadline extension here.
The winner receives $10,000 for their innovative program and finalists receive $1,500 each.
Best of luck.