ELATES at Drexel® is a national leadership development program designed to advance senior women faculty in academic STEM disciplines into effective institutional leadership roles within their schools and universities. Travel grants are awarded to select EDGE-ELATES Fellows nominated by their dean.
Each fellow receives $3000.
Haiying Huang, Professor; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington
Katie Kuder, Professor & Associate Dean; College of Science and Engineering, Seattle University
Jin Li, Professor; Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Sylvie Lorente, Associate Dean; Villanova University College of Engineering
Jamie Padgett, Professor; Rice University
Shelly Gulati, Associate Professor; Chair; Faculty Fellow, Academic Advising, University of the Pacific
Zoubeida Ounaies, Professor and Associate Department Head for Administration, Pennsylvania State University
Kelly Ann Salyards, Associate Professor; Associate Department Chair, Bucknell University
Lisa Spainhour, Chair & Professor; Civil & Environmental Engineering, Florida A&M University-Florida State University
EDGE IAspire LEADERSHIP ACADEMY FELLOWS
The primary purpose of IAspire Leadership Academy is to develop and train the next generation of underrepresented (URG) leaders in STEM higher education. This program will equip these individuals with skills to lead more effectively in an increasingly complex environment and gain the confidence to influence institutional transformation either in their current position or as they rise to other positions of leadership.
Each fellow receives $2,500.
Nicole Beebe, University of Texas at San Antonio
Lindsay Corneal, Grand Valley State University
Wahyu Lestari, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Ruth Ochia, Temple University
Wendy Reffeor, Grand Valley State University
Breigh Roszelle, University of Denver
Thuy Vu, University of Texas Rio Grande