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Apr282015
2015 Henry and Bryna David Lecture: “Communicating the Value and Values of Science”
NAS Keck Center
(Washington, DC)


Apr292015
Jefferson Science Fellows Distinguished Lecture Series
Smart Grid for All
National Academy of Sciences
(Washington, DC)

Apr292015
G7 science academies
Release of 3 statements on global health and on oceans
(Berlin, Germany)


Apr
29-302015

Pathways to Urban Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities
Second meeting
(Long Beach, CA )


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Beyond Bias and Barriers: Fulfilling the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering (2007)
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April 20, 2015
The Facts on Women in Science Show Why We Don’t Need the Diversity Bureaucracy
TIME
Since the 1980s, females have been interviewed and hired at a higher rate than their representation in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) applicant pool would predict, as documented by the National Research Council and other investigators.

August 14, 2014
Meet the First Woman to Win the "Nobel Prize of Mathematics"
Mother Jones
According to the National Academy of Sciences, there are no significant biological differences that could explain women's low representation in STEM academic faculty and leadership positions (although that doesn't stop prominent people from making claims otherwise.)

August 5, 2013
Experts See STEM Schools as a Way to Get More Women in Science Fields
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According to a collaborative study entitled "Beyond Bias and Barriers: Fulfilling the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering," published in 2007 by the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering and other contributors...
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