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Biological, social, and organizational components of success for women in academic science and engineering : report of a workshop

Author: Committee on Maximizing the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering (U.S.); Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (U.S.); National Academy of Sciences (U.S.); National Academy of Engineering.; Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2006.
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The number of women studying science and engineering (S&E) has increased, but women do not hold academic faculty positions in numbers that commensurate with their share of the S&E talent pool.  Read more...

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Biological, social, and organizational components of success for women in academic science and engineering.
Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006933601
(OCoLC)76814118
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Committee on Maximizing the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering (U.S.); Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (U.S.); National Academy of Sciences (U.S.); National Academy of Engineering.; Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
ISBN: 9780309654517 0309654513
OCLC Number: 614945526
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 221 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Gender differences and similarities in abilities / Janet Hyde --
Sexual dimorphism in the developing brain / Jay Giedd --
Environment-genetic interactions in the adult brain: effects of stress on learning / Bruce McEwen --
Biopsychosocial contributions to cognitive performance / Diane Halpern --
Implicit and explicit gender discrimination / Mahzarin Rustum Banaji --
Contextual influences on performance / Toni Schmader --
Interactions between power and gender / Susan Fiske --
Social influences on science and engineering career decisions / Yu Xie --
Moving beyond the "chilly climate" to a new model for spurring organizational change / Joan Williams --
Economics of gendered distribution of resources in academe / Donna Ginther --
Bias avoidance in the academy : challenges, opportunities, and the value of policies / Robert Drago --
Gendered organizations: scientists and engineers in universities and corporations / Joanne Martin --
Recruitment practices / Angelica Stacy --
Reaching into minority populations / Joan Reede --
Creating an inclusive work environment / Sue Rosser --
Successful practices in industry / Kellee Noonan --
The economics of gender differences in employment outcomes in academia / Donna Ginther --
Biopsychosocial contributions to cognitive performance / Diane Halpern --
Women in science and mathematics: gender similarities in abilities and sociocultural forces / Janet Shibley Hyde --
Creating an inclusive work environment / Sue V. Rosser --
Long time no see: why are there still so few women in academic science and engineering? / Joan C. Williams --
Social influences on science and engineering career decisions / Yu Xie --
Policy and praxis: advancing women in higher education and influencing outcomes / Florence Bonner and Vernese Edgeh --
Successful academic women in the Americas: human and social capital descriptors / Miguel R. Olivas-Lujan [and others] --
Science is foundation for leadership / Gloria Scott --
Work-family policies in academia as resources or rewards / Roberta Spalter-Roth --
Case studies from the female engineering professoriate / Monica Young --
The role of informal organizational structures on women in the health sciences / Amber Barnato and Pamela Peele --
How do female and male faculty members construct job satisfaction? / Diana Bilimoria [and others] --
A good place to do science: creating and sustaining a productive, inclusive work environment for female and male scientists / Diana Bilimoria, C. Greer Jordan and Susan R. Perry --
An integrated coaching and mentoring program for university transformation / Diana Bilimoria [and others] --
Up against the glass: gender and promotion at a technological university / Cheryl Geisler [and others] --
Women in academic physics and astronomy / Rachel Ivie --
Faculty horizons: recruiting a diverse faculty / Mary Ellen Jackson [and others] --
Diversity in STEM disciplines: the case of faculty women of color / Delia Saenz and Allecia Reid --
Initiatives to increase recruitment, retention and advancement of women in science and engineering disciplines at Kansas State University / Ruth Dyer and Beth A. Montelone --
Effective practices for STEM faculty diversity / Lisa Frehill [and others] --
NSF ADVANCE at the UW-Madison: three success stories / Jo Handelsman [and others] --
Institutional transformation at Virginia Tech / Peggy Layne, Patricia Hyer and Elizabeth Creamer --
Institutional transformation at the University of Michigan / Janet Malley, Pamela Raymond and Abigail Stewart --
Scientifically correct: speaking to scientists about diversity / Nancy Martin, Beth Mitchneck and William McCallum --
Working to increase the success of women scientists in academia / Geralidine L. Richmond --
Leadership workshops to effect cultural change / Eve A. Riskin [and others] --
ADVANCE: successful recruitment of women to STEM at UCI / Tammy Smecker-Hane [and others].
Responsibility: Committee on Maximizing the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering, Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

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