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AASWOMEN Newsletter for May 29, 2015

29 May 2015, 17:30 UTC
AASWOMEN Newsletter for May 29, 2015
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AAS Committee on the Status of WomenIssue of May 29, 2015eds: Daryl Haggard, Nicolle Zellner, Meredith Hughes, & Elysse VoyerThis week's issues:1. Leadership, Role Models . . . and Captain Kathryn Janeway(?)2. Homework for Those Seeking to be Allies 3. Science still seen as male profession, according to international study of gender bias 4. How to Submit to the AASWomen Newsletter5. How to Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the AASWomen Newsletter6. Access to Past Issues of the AASWomen Newsletter-------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. Leadership, Role Models . . . and Captain Kathryn Janeway(?)From:  Joan Schmelz via womeninastronomy.blogspot.comThe January 2015 issue of CSWA's STATUS Magazine includes an article entitled, “Senior Women Moving into Leadership Positions: Has ADVANCE Affected Junior and Senior Women Scientists Differently?” by Sue V. Rosser, the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at San Francisco State University. Part of the article describes responses to a survey question, “In your opinion, what changes in institutional policies and practices are most useful for facilitating careers of academic women scientists or engineers at the senior level?” The only response that got much traction was, “Training for leadership.”I agree that training is an important, perhaps most important, component for leadership. I can think of another one, however, ...

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