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Women and Science: Celebrating Achievements, Charting Challenges, Conference Report Anne C. Petersen

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

Anne C. Petersen

Published June 28th 1997
ISBN : 9780788178863
Hardcover
155 pages
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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 achievementsMoreSummarizes 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.