Catherine Mader

Catherine Mader
IGEN Backbone Lead

Cathy Mader, IGEN Backbone Lead, is a physics professor at Hope College in Holland, Michigan. Cathy will coordinate and manage all Alliance-wide activities which include planning and running the IGEN National Meeting, coordinating the NAB, managing virtual and in-person project meetings, setting agendas and recording actions and outcomes, communicating with the NSF INCLUDES Coordination Hub, tracking progress on milestones of each project component, managing sub-awards, working with the external evaluator, and managing project communications.

IGEN

IGEN

IGEN

The NSF INCLUDES Alliance: IGEN (Inclusive Graduate Education Network) is a partnership of societies, institutions, organizations, corporations, and national laboratories poised to lead a paradigm shift in increasing the participation of Black, Latinx, and Indiginous  students who enter graduate or doctoral level programs in the physical sciences.