MPOWIR Library

Articles:

Mentoring

Qualities of a Good Mentor, 2008. E. Kappel, Oceanography, 21:1. [link]

Balancing work and life

Balancing faculty careers and family work, 2004. Acadame, 90:6.  [link]

Gender bias

Bias Called Persistent Hurdle for Women in Sciences, 2010.  T. Lewin, New York Times, 22 March A14.  [link]

Exploring the color of glass: letters of recommendation for female and male medical faculty, 2003. F. Trix and C. Psenka, Discourse and Society, 14, 191-220.  [link]

Too Nice to Land a Job, 2010. S. Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed, November 11, letters.  [link]

Gender Bias in Academe: An Annotated Bibliography of Important Recent Studies [link]

Advice and strategies

Maximizing Productivity and Recognition, Part 1: Publication, Citation, and Impact, 2007. S. Pfirman, P. Balsam, R.E. Bell, J.D. Laird, P. Culligan, Science, DOI: 10.1126/science.caredit.a070015.  [link]

Maximizing Productivity and Recognition, Part 2: Collaboration and Networking, 2008. S. Pfirman, P. Balsam, R.E. Bell, P. Culligan and J.D. Laird, Science, DOI: 10.1126/science.caredit.a0800016.  [link]

Maximizing Productivity and Recognition, Part 3: Developing a Research Plan, 2008. S. Pfirman, R.E. Bell, P.J. Culligan, P. Balsam and J.D. Laird, Science, DOI: 10.1126/science.caredit.a0800148.  [link]

No, You’re Not an Impostor, 2008. L. Laursen, Science, DOI: 10.1126/science.caredit.a0800025.  [link]

Top 10 Tips for Academic Leaders to Accelerate the Advancement of Women in Science and Engineering, 2005. J. Handelsman, J. Sheridan, E. Fine, and M. Carnes, Women in Science & Engineering Leadership Institute. [link]

Women in Science Career Booklet.  [link]

Gender Imbalance and Underrepresentation

Gender Imbalance in US Geoscience Academia, 2008. M.A. Holmes, S. O’Connell, C. Frey and L. Ongley. Nature, Vol.1. [link]

More Women in Science, 2008. J. Handelsman, N. Cantor, M. Carnes, D. Denton, E Fine, B. Grosz, V. Hinshaw, C. Marrett, S. Rosser, D. Shalala, J. Sheridan, Science, DOI: 10.1126/science.1113252. [link]

Understanding current causes of women’s underrepresentation in science, 2011. S. Ceci and W. Williams, PNAS, DOI:1014871108v1-201014871.  [link]

Male Ally advice

Don’t be that dude: handy tips for the male academic” from Tenure she wrote: [link]

How to be a Male Ally to Women in STEM – Dr. Christopher Kilmartin: [link]

Harassment

How to stop the sexual harassment of women in science: reboot the system, 2016. Z. Zevallos, Phys.org. [link]

Steps to Building a No-Tolerance Culture for Sexual Harassment, 2016. E. Marín-Spiotta, B. Schneider, and M.A. Holmes, Eos, 97, doi:10.1029/2016EO044859. [link]

NASA Administrator Communicates Harassment Policies to Grantees, 2016. D.Weaver, Press release 01/15/2016.  [link]

Sexual harassment must not be kept under wraps, 2016. The author is a researcher at a major university. Nature, 529, 257, doi:10.1038/529257a [link]

Harassment victims deserve better, 2016. Nature, 529, 255, doi:10.1038/529255a [link]

The National Science Foundation (NSF) will not tolerate harassment at grantee institutions, 2016.Press Statement 16-002.  [link]

Sexual Harassment and Scientific Community, 2016. M. Leinen. [link]

Books:

The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies by Scott E. Page, Princeton University Press, 2007. [link]

Motherhood, the Elephant in the Laboratory: Women Scientists Speak Out edited by Emily Monosson, Cornell University Press, 2008. [link]

Why So Slow? The Advancement of Women, by Virginia Valian, MIT Press, 1998.

Data:

The 2004 National Science Foundation report on Women, Minorities and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering, is available at: http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/wmpd

Media:

Women in Science from the 9/26/2005 edition of Science Friday on National Public Radio: http://www.sciencefriday.com/pages/2005/Aug/hour2_082605.html

TED talk with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looking at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions — and offers 3 powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite. http://www.ted.com/talks/sheryl_sandberg_why_we_have_too_few_women_leaders.html

How to be a Male Ally to Women in STEM – Dr. Christopher Kilmartin: https://mediacentral.princeton.edu/media/How+to+be+a+Male+Ally+to+Women+in+STEM+-+Dr.+Christopher+Kilmartin/1_n27g384a