VISIBLE: Villanova Initiative to Support Inclusiveness and Build Leaders

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Established in 2018, VISIBLE—the Villanova Initiative to Support Inclusiveness and Build Leaders—encourages and supports the advancement of women in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields. VISIBLE aims to empower academic leaders—in STEM and across all disciplines—through supporting faculty career progression, advocating for and enabling systems change for equity and building inclusive leadership practices.

VISIBLE is supported by a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant.


Resources and Programming

The VISIBLE Office provides resources and programming to help build academic communities where faculty are effectively hired, supported and advanced.

Eye on the Future:
Preparing to Lead, Hire and Evaluate Faculty


Advancing Equity in Your Role as a Faculty Evaluator



Supplemental Funding for Growing Inclusive Departmental Culture and Hiring Practices at Villanova



Our Research


This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number 1824237. 

Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.