The Association for Women in Science has partnered with several professional societies to increase the recognition of under represented people in prestigious professional society awards. Check out the work by AWIS and also, check out this webinar hosted by the American Chemistry Society to better understand the awards process and increase the quality and diversity of nominees and awardees. The concepts are applicapable to other fields.
IGNORED POTENTIAL A COLLABORATIVE ROADMAP FOR INCREASING AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN IN ENGINEERING is a resource summarizing the unique experiences of women in color, particularly African American Women and proposes a roadmap to increase their participation in engineering.
Lehigh University's Equal Opportunity Compliance webpage is a resource and commitment to address and prevent harassment, discrimination, retaliation and sexual misconduct in our campus community. From the site, you can review policies, learn about reporting options at Lehigh, and identify a training. Additionally, important statistics and university reports are shared from this webpage (LU credentials may be applicable for some content).
A new study analyzes the research outputs and impacts of men and women over the last 20 years across 12 countries/regions and 27 disciplines.
The October 2016 issue of CEP, the professional magizine for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, features an article co-authored by Lehigh's Vincent Grassi along with Zenaida Otero Gephardt (Rowan University), Alon McCormick (University of Minnesota), Otis Shelton (formerly of Praxair, retired).
Have you wondered if the letter you are READING- or the letters you are WRITING - are inadvertently perpetuating implicit biases that could reduce the likelihood of the candidate getting a fair chance at the new opportunity? This one pager summarizes some facts and ideas about letters of recommendation.
An Ivy League professor on why colleges don’t hire more faculty of color: ‘We don’t want them’
How much is implicit bias, how much is explicit bias?
Did you know the American Association of University Women offers funding opportunities for a wide variety of career stages and discilpines? Check it out, deadlines are August 1, 2016. http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/
Northeastern University invites applications for the 2017-18 Northeastern University Future Faculty Fellowship (Postdoctoral) Program.