Women and Science: Celebrating Achievements, Charting Challenges: Conference Report

Women and Science: Celebrating Achievements, Charting Challenges: Conference Report

by Anne C. Petersen
     
 

Summarizes the discussions, ideas, & recommendations of the Women & Science conference held by the 7 directorates of the NSF in Wash., DC on Dec. 13-15, 1995, with 700 women & men attending. The conference took stock of the achievements that women have made, assess what works best in the classroom & the workplace, & chart a new course for women to meet the challenges… See more details below

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Summarizes the discussions, ideas, & recommendations of the Women & Science conference held by the 7 directorates of the NSF in Wash., DC on Dec. 13-15, 1995, with 700 women & men attending. The conference took stock of the achievements that women have made, assess what works best in the classroom & the workplace, & chart a new course for women to meet the challenges posed by & for science in the next century. Breakout sessions included: biological sciences; computer & information science & engineering; geosciences & polar programs; mathematical & physical sciences; & social & behavioral sciences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780788178863
Publisher:
DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Pages:
155

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