OREGON STATE ADVANCE's mentoring activities primarily target the individual dimension of oppression. These activities help individual women move forward in their careers by developing knowledge and skills necessary for success and by providing consciousness-raising around gender and other forms of difference.

  • Annual retreat for pre-tenure STEM faculty
  • Writing retreats
  • Leadership retreats
  • Mentor development
  • Leadership internships


  • Chair, H. Tuba Özkan-Haller, Professor, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Stella Coakley, Emeritus Associate Dean, College of Agricultural Sciences
  • Selina Heppell, Interim Department Head and Associate Professor, Fisheries and Wildlife
  • Barb Lachenbruch, Professor, Forest Ecosystems and Society
  • Rorie Solberg, Associate Professor, Political Science
  • Irem Tumer, Associate Dean for Research and Economic Development, College of Engineering