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The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring: Recipient Details


Veronica Arreola


Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago

State:   IL
Award Type:   Organizational
Award Year:   2009
Citation:   Women in Science and Engineering Mentoring Initiatives, University of Illinois The Women in Science and Engineering program at the University of Illinois at Chicago's Center for Research on Women and Gender reaches out to girls and young women from grade school through the undergraduate level to work with community organizations and local businesses. The program works to attract girls and young women to math and science, provide science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) tutoring for pre-college women to improve their college proficiency scores, and implement a peer mentoring program for undergraduate women in STEM majors.

 

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