About Donna Milgram
My NSF-funded CalWomenTech Project was highlighted by the National Science Foundation for demonstrating significant achievement and program effectiveness and chosen as 1 of 3 model projects by the American Association of University Women (AAUW).
After 30+ years of service in the field, I've "cracked the code" and developed an 8 point system for recruitment and a 12 point system for retention that provides significant, measurable results in about one year—not just the hope of eventual change 5-10 years down the road that nobody can measure.
I've developed Recruitment and Retention Plan templates based on my 20 point system that requires you to use the plan elements which have resulted in success for so many of our past WomenTech Educators Training participants. I've even created templated personal encouragement and welcoming conversation guides for you.
I know busy educators don't have time to figure this out all by themselves. That's why I developed rich supplementary online resources that range from examples of women in STEM recruitment videos, to a tested NSF-based spatial reasoning curricula that improves retention.
I love being able to make such a big impact on STEM classrooms around the country, and in turn on the lives of women and girls who have the opportunity to reach their full potential.