Faculty For The Future Sponsors
Women in Engineering ProActive Network, a national
non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization, was founded in 1990
to be a catalyst for change to enhance the success of women in the
engineering profession. WEPAN has a membership of over 600 individuals
representing nearly 200 engineering schools, Fortune 500 corporations,
and non-profit organizations and is led by a board of directors from
academia and industry.
WEPAN has implemented projects, produced
publications, established partnerships, and nurtured new ideas in
support of its mission. These initiatives focus on increasing awareness
about engineering and related sciences, retention, and advancement
in elementary schools, secondary schools, higher education, and
the workplace. To learn more about WEPAN please visit www.wepan.org.
is the philanthropic organization of the General Electric Company.
Its main goals include improving the quality of and access to education
and strengthening community organizations in GE communities around
the world. Last year alone, GE, the GE Foundation, GE Volunteers,
and GE employees and retirees contributed nearly $120 million to
educational and community institutions. The GE Foundation has been
invested in supporting diversity initiatives in education and the
workforce for a long time, including support for the National Action
Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) since its inception
The Faculty For The Future website is made possible in part by
a grant from the GE Foundation. For more information on the GE Foundation,
please visit http://www.gefoundation.com.
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