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Workshop on Women of Color in STEM
November 10, 2017
Washington, DC

Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine Meeting
November 9-10, 2017
Washington, DC

Celebrating Women in Science and Recognizing L’ORÉAL USA Women in Science Fellows
November 9, 2017
Washington, DC

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Briefing of New National Academies Report: Gender Differences at Critical Transitions in the Careers of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Faculty
June 2, 2009 | Keck Center, Washington, DC


It is a Congressionally Mandated Report on Career Differences between Male and Female Faculty in Six Disciplines – biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, mathematics, and physics.

  • The findings are from Survey Data collected in 2004-2005 from Faculty and Departments on Critical Transitions for Tenure–Track and Tenured Faculty including hiring, promotion, tenure and institutional resource allocation.
  • The report provides a Snapshot of the Status of Female Faculty at Top Research Universities and clarifies to what extent male and female faculty have similar experiences and opportunities.


Ralph J. Cicerone, President, National Academy of Sciences
Claude Canizares, Co-Chair, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sally Shaywitz, Co-Chair, Yale University School of Medicine



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