USC’s leadership is committed to strategically broadening and expanding WiSE’s impact, through a series of initiatives designed to train undergraduate and graduate students for technical and scientific careers in industry. As a charge from USC’s new President, Dr. Carol L. Folt, … Continue reading about About the Program
Women continue to be underrepresented in science and engineering. The situation is even worse for underrepresented minority groups – Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, and American Indians or Alaskan Natives. Those underrepresented in a discipline lack the network, support and advocates available to others.
Motivation & Vision
We are committed to strategically broadening and expanding WiSE’s impact, through initiatives designed to train students for technical & scientific careers. WiSE is not only a premier diversity & inclusion program, but it is an opportunity for industry leaders to be at the fore-front of USC’s effort to increase diversity within the global workforce.
Scholarship and fellowships are an important source of funding designed to help students meet their educational and research expenses. The importance of providing these resources are critical, serving as WiSE’s motivation for building a professionalization program around such support.
About the Corporate Partners Program
The WiSE Corporate Partners Program provides industry partners with opportunities to recruit top talent, collaborate with faculty on research, help shape the scientists and engineers of the future, and associate their brand with one of the premier universities in the world. … Continue reading about Partnership Opportunities
About WiSE In 2000, the University of Southern California (USC) received a gift of $20 million to the University endowment to establish the Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) program. Launched by the Office of the Provost, the primary goal of the WiSE program is to … Continue reading about Leadership