About Our Partners

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

We are profoundly grateful to the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for their generous funding for the pilot program to launch our community, “Creating a Community for Women Graduate Students in STEM” or CCWGS. We are also deeply grateful to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s School of Science for sponsoring a second phase of the program, for the close partnership of the Latina Researchers Network, as well as numerous other partners and sponsoring organizations past and present:

 
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“The show is fabulous: it's funny, it's engaging, it's filled with passion … It brought me back to my days as a graduate student in a male-dominated department trying to find my way. As an advocate for women and minorities in the STEM fields, I also recognized that Truth Values was a one-hour showcase of the issues of retention – the challenging and sometimes absurd and unfair things that drive students out of the STEM fields … Truth Values is more than just a performance, it's a dialogue about some important issues.”

— Paula Olsiewski, Program Director, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation