woman WATCH

March 2007
NAFE Magazine;Spring2007, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p5
The article reports on gender inequality in science teaching. Despite women's fifty percent share of science, mathematical, medical and engineering workforce, only 15 percent of full professorships in scientific and social science courses are represented by women, says the National Academy of Sciences. Several academic institutions like MIT and Harvard University have begun adopting measures to eliminate barriers to gender equality.


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