Date of Coverage: 20 June-14 Hannah Riley Bowles, a professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, has studied gender in the workplace extensively. In a recent article in the Harvard Business Review, she laid out the current state of research into differences between how men and women negotiate over salary, and how they are treated when they do. And these differences are sizable, she writes, since “in most published studies, the social cost of negotiating for pay is significant for…
Date of Coverage: 16 February-14 Source: The Harvard Gazette Closing the gender gap in computer science Students hear from leaders in the field at SEAS conference. The event, organized by Harvard Women in Computer Science, drew some of the most successful women in the field, along with sponsors such as Google, Facebook, and Microsoft. It included keynote speeches from entrepreneurs and senior executives, mentoring lunches, and a “hackathon”. #womeninscience
Date of Coverage: WISE honored by Iowa State Legislature on anniversary - The University of Iowa Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) program has been recognized by the Iowa State Legislature as it celebrates its anniversary.
In a First, Women Outnumber Men in Berkeley Computer Science Course
Date of Coverage: 21 February-14 In a First, Women Outnumber Men in Berkeley Computer Science Course Last spring, 106 women and 104 men enrolled in the course. “It was the first time since at least 1993 — as far back as university enrollment records are digitized — that more women enrolled in an introductory computer science course,” San Francisco Chronicle reports. “It was likely the first time ever.” #womeninscience #womenincomputerscience
Date of Coverage: 10 Lubar School of Business University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee ass. prof Romila Singh and prof Nadya Fouad said that while around of American graduates in engineering were women, females accounted for only of practitioners in the field
White House focuses on women at annual science fair - CBS News Thank you, Mr. President, for saying that the young scientists' work is more important than the sports stars you've hosted!
Date of Coverage: 04 July-14 UA Geosciences Student Participates in NASA’s Women’s Mars Curiosity Day. Tucson, Arizona - Shaunna Morrison, a UA geosciences doctoral student who works on NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory mission, was one of the female engineers and scientists who helped run the Curiosity rover during Women’s Curiosity Day.
Date of Coverage: 09 July Three County College of Morris (CCM) students who are helping to further the cause of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) took part in a conference for student leaders dedicated to the effort.
2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The North Shore-LIJ Health System today announced the creation of HealthForce, a new business unit that is offering medical coding services to other healthcare organizations across the country.
Date of Coverage: 30 March-14 U.S. Geological Survey Celebrates Women in Science by Honoring Past Achievements and Inspiring Youth Into the Future. “The USGS is committed to a diverse workforce, as unique perspectives are an asset to our science and allow for creativity and innovation into the future,” said acting USGS Director Suzette Kimball.
Date of Coverage: 19 Engineering event focuses on building careers for women. The University of Calgary’s Schulich School of Engineering opened its doors on Wednesday to give 250 high school students a first-hand look at its programs and facilities.
Date of Coverage: 08 February-14 Minorities, Women Still Underrepresented in STEM Fields, Study Finds. America’s science and engineering sectors have made strides toward building a more diverse labor force, but progress remains to be made, the National Science Board’s annual “Science and Engineering Indicators” report found. #womeninscience #womeninSTEM