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AASWOMEN Newsletter for March 06, 2015

6 Mar 2015, 21:35 UTC
AASWOMEN Newsletter for March 06, 2015
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AAS Committee on the Status of Women AAS Committee on the Status of WomenIssue of March 06, 2015eds: Daryl Haggard, Nicolle Zellner, Meredith Hughes, & Elysse VoyerThis week's issues:1. Let's Talk about Street Harassment2. Update: AAS CSWA Survey of Workplace Climate3. LGBT Physicists: The Interviews4. NSF Report on Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in the Sciences5. The Gender Breakdown of the Applicant Pool for Tenure-Track Faculty Positions6. How a Space-Obsessed Schoolgirl Battled the Odds to Become a Top Scientist7. Feminist Academics Take Note: Women are Not All White and Straight8. How to Submit to the AASWOMEN newsletter9. How to Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the AASWOMEN newsletter10. Access to Past Issues1. Let's Talk about Street Harassment From: Jessica Kirkpatrick via womeninastronomy.blogspot.com The issue of street harassment has gotten a bunch of attention in the media lately. According to stopstreetharassment.org: Gender-based street harassment is unwanted comments, gestures, and actions forced on a stranger in a public place without their consent and is directed at them because of their actual or perceived sex, gender, gender expression, or sexual orientation. Street harassment is a problem in general, but is especially prevalent on college campuses (where many astronomers work), is especially scary at night ...

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