U I C WISEST - Women in Science and Engineering System Transformation

Executive Committee

Chair: Lon Kaufman, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost

Janet Richmond, Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences

Stacie Geller, Director of Center for Research on Women and Gender

Astrida Orle Tantillo, Dean, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Peter Nelson, Dean, College of Engineering

Mrinalini C. Rao, Interim Special Assistant to the Provost for Diversity

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Women in Science and Engineering System Transformation (WISEST)

The goal of the WISEST Initiative is to increase the number, participation, and leadership status of women — majority and minority — in academic science and engineering through institutional transformation at UIC.