Removing Barriers: Women in Academic Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Jill M. Bystydzienski Sharon R. Bird


Removing Barriers: Women in Academic Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Removing Barriers: Women in Academic Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

  • Title: Removing Barriers: Women in Academic Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
  • Author: Jill M. Bystydzienski Sharon R. Bird
  • ISBN: 9780253111739
  • Page: 279
  • Format: ebook



Movement into academic science, technology, engineering, and mathematics STEM fields has been slow for women and minorities Not only are women and minorities underrepresented in STEM careers, there is strong evidence that many academic departments are resistant to addressing the concerns that keep them from entering careers in these fields In light of recent controversMovement into academic science, technology, engineering, and mathematics STEM fields has been slow for women and minorities Not only are women and minorities underrepresented in STEM careers, there is strong evidence that many academic departments are resistant to addressing the concerns that keep them from entering careers in these fields In light of recent controversies surrounding these issues, this volume, examining reasons for the persistence of barriers that block the full participation and advancement of underrepresented groups in the sciences and addressing how academic departments and universities can remedy the situation, is particularly timely As a whole, the volume shows positive examples of institutions and departments that have been transformed by the inclusion of women and recommends a set of best practices for continuing growth in positive directions.


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