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National Academies Press

English - 347 pages - ISBN-10: 0309133653 - ISBN-13: 9780309133654

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The United States economy relies on the productivity, entrepreneurship, and creativity of its people. To maintain its scientific and engineering leadership amid increasing economic and educational globalization, the United States must aggressively pursue the innovative capacity of all its people—women and men. However, women face barriers to success in every field of science and engineering; obstacles that deprive the country of an important source of talent. Without a transformation of academic institutions to tackle such barriers, the future vitality of the U.S. research base and economy are in jeopardy. Beyond Bias and Barriers explains that eliminating gender bias in academia requires immediate overarching reform, including decisive action by university administrators, professional societies, federal funding agencies and foundations, government agencies, and Congress. If implemented and coordinated across public, private, and government sectors, the recommended actions will help to improve workplace environments for all employees while strengthening the foundations of America's competitiveness.

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Christopher Mercado

Very good book...U will get to understand him so much better.

Samantha Cunningham

Nice It has a nice story about how to always let go the past and fall in love.

Sarah Thompson

It was damn awesome, sweet, the way of describing the romance was just marvellous

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