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2014-06-02 08:30:30

New website launches providing leadership pathways for girls in the areas of healthcare and science PALO ALTO, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Women In Healthcare &

2013-10-11 23:24:55

To address the shortage of girls entering and advancing in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields, Storefront Science has created ScienceGirls@StoSci.

2013-07-19 15:27:41

Many U.S. universities have no women at all among their physics faculty, and when people talk about gender equity in physics, this fact is often cited as evidence of a hiring bias.

2012-03-28 00:42:24

Thirty-five years after a landmark report documented minority women as the most underrepresented individuals in science, engineering, medicine and dentistry, dramatic improvements have occurred for women of color, but serious obstacles remain.

2011-04-08 00:00:29

To encourage and inspire more young women to pursue careers in science, Argonne will host its 24th annual Science Careers in Search of Women Conference on April 14, 2011, welcoming approximately 350 high school students from across the Chicago area to experience science and engineering first hand.

2010-09-23 11:09:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Frederic Roze, President and Chief Executive Officer of L'Oreal USA, today awarded five talented female scientists research grants totaling $300,000 during an awards ceremony at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

2008-09-17 03:00:10

By Schiebinger, Londa WOMEN IN SCIENCE WHY AREN'T MORE WOMEN IN SCIENCE? Top Researchers Debate the Evidence. Edited by Stephen J. Ceci and Wendy M. Williams, xx + 254 pp. American Psychological Association, 2007. $59.95. MOTHERHOOD, THE ELEPHANT IN THE LABORATORY: Women Scientists Speak Out.


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  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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