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Women in mathematics and science

Women in mathematics and science

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Educational Resources Information Center in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in mathematics -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • Women in science -- United States -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNational Center for Education Statistics.
    GenreStatistics.
    SeriesFindings from the Condition of education 1997 -- no. 11, Findings from the Condition of education -- no. 11..
    ContributionsEducational Resources Information Center (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17126300M

    Women in Science, an overview of women’s contributions to the field as well as the obstacles faced, as intelligence alone has rarely been enough to guarantee women a role in science. Trace the history of women in science and learn about such notable scientists as . Certainly women who are interested in studying mathematics and women already in mathematics who have become discouraged will find much to interest and help them. Faculty who teach such women would put it to good use. But it would be a loss to relegate the book to a shelf for occasional reference to an interested student or beginning mathematician.

      Name: Professor: Course: Date: Women in Mathematics, Science and Engineering INTRODUCTION Women are substantially underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics workforce which has remained to be America's valuable tool to innovation and helping it attain a global competitive edge (David Beede 11).Despite the fact women make up half the U.S . In the United States, the Association for Women in Science is one of the most prominent organization for professional women in science. In , the Scientista Foundation was created to empower pre-professional college and graduate women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), to stay in the career track.

      The new study goes a long way toward providing hard evidence of a continuing bias against women in the sciences. Only one-fifth of physics Ph.D.’s in this country are awarded to women. Too many girls and women are held back by biases, social norms and expectations influencing the quality of the education they receive and the subjects they study. They are particularly under-represented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, and .


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