A "Grass roots" mentoring model to create change
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The mentoring program for women faculty in the college of engineering at Texas A&M University is discussed. This approach proved to be an effective way to introduce new engineering female faculty to female engineering faculty working in separate buildings, programs, departments. This study is expected to expose weaknesses and strengths in meeting the diversification goals and providing the supportive environment necessary for faculty retention, particularly for women and minorities. Women Engineering Faculty Interest Group (WEFIG) is a means of effecting change while supporting both personally and professionally their own.