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AASWomen Newsletter for May 19, 2017

19 May 2017, 17:30 UTC
AASWomen Newsletter for May 19, 2017
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AAS Committee on the Status of WomenIssue of May 19, 2017eds: Nicolle Zellner, Heather Flewelling, Christina Thomas, and Maria PattersonThis week's issues:1. Women in Leadership: It’s Not Just About Confidence 2. Astronomers Elected to National Academy of Sciences3. Childcare Opportunity at MetSoc4. Caltech Students Protest Return of Professor From Suspension5. Five Ways to Move Beyond the March: A Guide for Scientists Seeking Strong, Inclusive Science6. We Recorded VCs’ Conversations and Analyzed How Differently They Talk About Female Entrepreneurs7. How to Submit to the AASWomen Newsletter8. How to Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the AASWomen Newsletter9. Access to Past Issues of the AASWomen Newsletter-------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. Women in Leadership: It’s Not Just About ConfidenceFrom: Joan Schmelz via womeninastronomy.blogspot.comIn her 2014 eye-opening article for the Harvard Business Review, author Tara Sophia Mohr discussed Why Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They’re 100% Qualified:“You’ve probably heard the following statistic: Men apply for a job when they meet only 60% of the qualifications, but women apply only if they meet 100% of them. The finding comes from a Hewlett Packard internal report, and has been quoted in Lean In, The Confidence Code, and dozens of articles…”Although it is certainly true that many of us could use an ...

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