Grants encourage participation of women in science and engineering

The Women in Science and Engineering Leadership Institute is now accepting applications for its Celebrating Women in Science and Engineering Grant Program. This program provides funds to departments, centers, or student groups who wish to increase the representation of women scientists in their seminar schedules, provide increased networking opportunities for women scientists, increase awareness and generate discussion of issues/concerns important to women scientists, and/or to create new workshops, symposia, lecture series, or similar events in line with WISELI’s goals. More detailed information about the grant program and an application are available at The application deadline is June 27, 2008.