Leaders in Engineering Excellence and Diversity (LEED)
Edits are no longer accepted for records associated with fiscal year 2018.
Is the initiative active?(*Required)Are you continuing to plan for this initiative?
Title(*Required)Name of your initiative
Leaders in Engineering Excellence and Diversity
AcronymShort name to identify initiative (e.g., DIP, DDEEA, UHS)
TypeCategory that best characterizes your initiative
Description of initiativeDescription of initiative
The Leaders in Engineering Excellence and Diversity (LEED) Scholars Program is a competitive scholarship program, designed to attract academically talented women and students from groups historically underrepresented in the field of engineering.
This initiative is on behalf of a registered student organization (RSO)Registered Student Organizations (RSO) are groups or associations that are operated by students at UW-Madison who are registered with the Center for Leadership and Involvement
Initiative is not on behalf of a RSO.
Division (Department)-Unit(*Required)Division, department, and unit responsible for initiative
General Services (VP DIVERSITY AND CLIMATE PROG)-OFFICE OF THE VICE PROVOST
Founding date(*Required)Date initiative was established
Initiative mission statementGive a formal summary of the aims and values of the initiative or a live link
Vision statementGive an aspirational description of what your initiative would like to achieve or accomplish in the mid-term or long-term future, or provide a live link
Our goal is to recruit and graduate leaders in engineering with a passion for service to community and social justice.
Website URLProvide initiatives website URL. If there is none, please leave blank.
TagsTags are labels used to group similar initiatives
Academic: Advising, Tutoring, Class, Course, Lecture, Career/Professional Development: Training, Class, Course, Leadership, Career Services, Cultural/Heritage, Fundraising, Scholarship, Recruitment, STEM
Initiative Data for Fiscal Year:
Participant count is required.
(*Required)Number of people who participated in the initiative
Participants Charged is required.
(*Required)Indicate whether or not participants had to pay a fee to participate
Indicate whether the initiative is open to those that were not apart of the targeted audience
Population Served(*Required)Intended audience of initiative:
First-Generation College Students
AbilityPerson(s) with a Disability
Person(s) without a Disability
EthnicityHispanic (Cuban, Puerto Rican, Mexican, Mexican American, Chicanx)
Transgender, Non-binary/genderqueer/gender fluid, Intersex, Stud/boi, Two Spirit, Not Listed
Bisexual/pansexual/fluid, Same gender loving, Two Spirit, Not Listed
American Indian/Alaska Native
Asian-Southeast (Cambodian, Vietnamese, Hmong, Laotian)
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander