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AASWOMEN Newsletter for December 12, 2014

12 Dec 2014, 17:01 UTC
AASWOMEN Newsletter for December 12, 2014
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AAS Committee on the Status of Women AAS Committee on the Status of WomenIssue of December 12, 2014eds: Daryl Haggard, Nicolle Zellner, Meredith Hughes, & Elysse VoyerThis week's issues:1. 2014 Holiday Gift Guide2. How Workplace Climate Changes the Knowledge We Generate3. Gender Bias in Student Evaluations4. Celebrating Women Scientists in Canada5. Klawe Determined to Boost Women in Computer Science6. Scientist, Museum Director, Mother of Two7. Job Opportunities8. How to Submit to the AASWOMEN newsletter9. How to Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the AASWOMEN newsletter10. Access to Past Issues1. 2014 Holiday Gift GuideFrom: Christina Richey via womeninastronomy.blogspot.comWith the holidays fast approaching, a common question that I see many of my colleagues struggling with is what to purchase our next generation of budding scientists for the holidays. A recent study featured in CBE-Life Sciences Education showed that family plays a vital role in initially attracting young people to the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. As we look towards toy aisles, we are distracted by the massive aisle of pink for girls and robots, action figures, and toy weapons for boys, which have lead to many calling out the normalization of gender roles at very early ages that may also impact the ...

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