ADVANCE Midwest Partnership-Joining Forces

The ADVANCE Midwest Partnership- Joining Forces is a cross-institutional effort between Iowa State University, North Dakota State University, Western Michigan University, and Michigan Technological University to promote retention and career advancement opportunities for underrepresented women and women with family responsibilities working in STEM. Intended audiences for the ADVANCE partnership includes academic leadership, tenured faculty, and under-represented individuals. This program is funded by a National Science Foundation's ADVANCE Partnership grant.

Partnership Institutions


Michigan Tech is a globally recognized technological university that educates students, advances knowledge, and innovates to improve the quality of life and to promote mutual respect and equity for all people within the state, the nation, and the global community.

MTU Strategic Planning Framework for DEIS