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Title Women in science and engineering : choices for success / edited by Cecily Cannan Selby.
Imprint New York : New York Academy of Sciences, 1999.


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Description xix, 263 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 0077-8923 ; v. 869.
Note Papers from a conference held in New York City, Mar. 12-13, 1998.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Women scientists -- Congresses.
Women engineers -- Congresses.
Women, Working -- Congresses.
Science -- Congresses.
Engineering -- Congresses.
Contents Introduction to a 25th anniversary conference -- Creeping toward inclusivity in science: executive summary -- Personal reflections -- Working together to expand opportunity -- Invitied background papers -- Pt.1. Changes: what difference has the last twenty-five years made? -- Pt.2. Choices: what keeps women in science and engineering? -- The work -- The workplace -- The rewards -- Pt.3. Successes: which policies and practices work? -- What promotes success in the private sector? -- What policies of government agencies are worth emulating? -- What promotes the development of women scientists in academia? -- Academic policies and practices -- Pt.4. The future: what have we learned and how can it help?
Other Author Selby, Cecily Cannan.