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Climbing the Technical Ladder: Obstacles and Soluntions for Mid-level Women in Technology
The mid level is perhaps the most critical juncture for women on the technical career ladder because it is where a complex set of gender barriers converge. In order to learn why the mid level is a “glass ceiling” for women on the technical ladder, the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology and the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University have
undertaken a groundbreaking study of female scientists and engineers at seven mid to large, publicly traded Silicon Valley high-tech firms. Drawing from a large-scale survey and in-depth interviews conducted in 2007 and 2008, this report proposes data-driven, systematic solutions for the retention and advancement of technical women.
Top Issues and Solutions for Women Faculty in Science and Engineering
The Clayman Institute has compiled the top issues and solutions for women faculty in science and engineering.
Thinking about engineers: a glimpse of what we know about students leaving engineering and what we might do about it
Sheri D. Sheppard, Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University students and the engineering profession.
Gendered Innovations in Science, Engineering and Technology
The prominent scholars featured in Gendered Innovations in Science and Engineering explore how gender analysis can profoundly enhance human knowledge in the areas of science, medicine, and engineering. Where possible, they provide concrete examples of how taking gender into account has yielded new research results and sparked creativity, opening new avenues for future research.