The Door in the Dream: Conversations With Eminent Women in Science

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Joseph Henry Press, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 254 pages
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Although much has been written about barriers to women in science, very little work celebrates the wisdom and insights of the women who have risen to the top of their chosen scientific profession. Here are the personal stories of women scientists who have achieved the honor of election to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. From their passionate love of research to their struggle to balance the demands of home and career, these intimate portraits offer widely different insights about how being female has affected their careers.

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This book is mostly profiles of women members of the National Academy of Sciences. There is also some heavy-handed "analysis" which is repetitive. But the profiles are really great. It's fascinating ... Read full review

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Wasserman earned a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Harvard University. She has experience in science, law and university administration.

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