CROSS INSTITUTIONAL SYNERGY fOR WOMEN SCIENTISTS
THE GULF COAST ADVANCE PARTNERSHIP HAS BEEN FORGED TO:
(1) Highlight, promote, and encourage the scientific research and accomplishments of our 110 STEM
women faculty members across 4 institutions.
(2) Curb the isolation women experience in their work by gathering a critical mass of STEM women in
the region to serve as a professional support and collaborative network.
(3) Transform the cultural and institutional landscapes so that work-life balance issues for women are
explicitly addressed in policy and practice, shaping a healthier, more productive environment for