PROGESS on Shortlist for Award

Thursday, October 1, 2020

The PROmoting Geoscience Research, Education, and SuccesS (PROGRESS) program is on the 2020 shortlist for the Nature Inspiring & Innovating Science Award in Outreach. This award recognizes programs that support girls or young women in STEM and the retention of women in STEM careers. Dr. Sandra Clinton leads the current project in the Carolinas in collaboration with Colorado State University (project lead), Colorado College, Texas A&M University, and University of California-San Francisco. PROGRESS is a successful, evidence-based mentoring program that increases the retention of undergraduate women in the geosciences by increasing their science identity and sense of belonging. The most recent study related to the PROGRESS program is published in Nature Communications Earth and Environment