This National Science Foundation (NSF) funded program includes research on gender equity issues, and seeks to improve recruitment, retention, and advancement of female faculty in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) academic disciplines.
In November of 2014, a new career advice column by Dr. Kerry Ann Rockquemore was introduced at Insider Higher Ed. https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2014/11/19/introduction-new-career-advice-column-minority-academics We have two workshops planned with Dr. Rockquemore this year- stay tuned to get more details!
By Sue V. Rosser and Mark Zachary Taylor from the article: Why has the women-in-science question not been resolved after years of debate and the investment of millions of federal and foundation dollars in programs encouraging women to enter science and engineering? What is the evidence for discrimination in academia, when many more women now […]
Solve this math problem: The gender gap by Francis Su (President of the Mathematical Association of America) Earlier this month, Maryam Mirzakhani became the first woman in history to win a Fields Medal — “math’s Nobel Prize.” This is a cause for celebration, but also for reflection. Read the full op-ed here and log in […]
by Brooke Horton http://mic.com/articles/103766/how-to-succeed-in-science-according-to-some-of-the-world-s-brightest-female-scientists These women have been the change they want to see in the world. When faced with obstacles (and we all will be!) they cheer “power on.”
Mentor, advocate, collaborate. http://www.ncwit.org/resources/read-online-maleadvocate
There’s one adjective that’s never used to criticize men, yet it shows up at an alarming rate in women’s performance reviews. By Kathleen Davis It’s a scenario that could be straight out of a textbook on gender bias: “Jessica is really talented, but I wish she’d be less abrasive. She comes on too strong.” Her […]
Read the New York Times op-ed article here: She Gets No Respect: Sexism Persists, Even Among the Enlightened The STEM-UP PA Leadership team has given several presentations on the impact of Implicit Bias on hiring and tenure and promotion. We include the studies referenced in the article above. The silver lining: we may all be […]
Here is an interesting article highlighting that the gender bias issues faced in academia also appear in the start-up world. Link in article to original research article. 3 Reasons Women Receive Less Venture Capital
I Didn’t Want To Lean Out: Why I Left, How I Left, and What It Would Have Taken to Keep Me in STEM By Frances Hocutt Read the article here. Do you know anyone who has “leaned out”? In this article, one woman details her experiences and the push back and support she has had […]
New York Times article By EILEEN POLLACK Read the full article