Addressing the critical issue of representation of women in STEM Leadership positions, this book examines the policies, inequities, and disparities facing women in higher education. The author reviews the influence of socio-economic events such as the Suffrage Movement and implementation of Title IX and how they have increased access to higher education for women. A . . .
Intersectionality is a term used to describe the ways in which people’s social identities overlap and impact their access to resources. Understanding how identities overlap is critical to ensuring that programming and policy designed to promote equity truly achieve their goal. Time magazine published an interview this week with Kimberle Crenshaw, a law professor who . . .
Close your eyes and visualize a scientist. What do you see? Do you picture a male? A female? Is your scientist in a lab coat and surrounded by chemicals and fancy equipment? Perhaps your scientist is in waders or measuring a tree. Our perspective on who or what makes a scientist may vary based on . . .