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Upcoming EVENTS

Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine Celebrating Women in Science and Recognizing L’ORÉAL USA for Women in Science Fellows
October 24, 2018
Washington DC


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Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
June 26, 2018
Irvine, CA

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Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine
Keck Center
500 5th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Tel: 202.334.2389
Fax: 202.334.2290
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Resources

Gendered Innovations Project
- a peer-reviewed project led by Londa Schiebinger of Standford University to develop practical methods of sex and gender analysis for scientists and engineers. Also provides case studies as concrete illustrations of how sex and gender analysis leads to innovation. 

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) - a leading voice in promoting equity and education for women and girls. The AAUW website is a great resource for gender-related publications produced by the association. 

Women in STEM Knowledge Center (Powered by WEPAN) - a great place for STEM advocates to learn, share, and collaborate to find ways to advance women in science. The center often organizes webinars. All past presentation slides can also be found on their website.

Change the Equation (CTEq) - an organization that works at the intersection of business and education to ensure STEM literacy in schools and communities across the country. CTEq publishes studies and provides statistics on the current condition of STEM education.

Society of Women Engineers - a great resource for professional development for women in engineering or other STEM careers. 

The International Society for Gender Medicine (IGM) - an umbrella organization striving to coordinate scientific and educational efforts worldwide in order to promote the new science of gender and sex-specific medicine. 

Project on Women Engineer's Retention - a project launched in 2009 by the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee to study retention of women engineers. 

Gender Bias Learning Project - a project of the Center for WorkLife Law UC Hastings College of the Law

Science Alliance - a project by the New York Academy of Sciences. The page showcases videos by scientists who have ventured into different career pathways.

Simmons Center for Gender in Organizations - an academic research institute within Simmons College, providing publications and resources on gender equity and diversity in organizational issues.

Gender in the Global Research Landscape - a report by Elsevier on research performance; “Recognizing that critical issues related to gender in research—such as equality, disparity, and bias—must be examined by sound studies, these community resources are intended to foster evidence-based intervention and policy development and dissemination and encourage further empirical studies.” (Related public group on Mendeley)

Women in STEM: Scholarships & Resources for STEM Majors- a resource aiming to help bridge the gender gap in STEM. Those interested can explore scholarships available to women in STEM disciplines, connect with national clubs that devote resources to motivate girls to explore fields typically dominated by men, find college outreach programs, and more.