Science and Engineering Programs: On Target for Women?
Marsha Lakes Matyas, Linda Skidmore Dix
National Academies, Jan 1, 1992 - Education - 216 pages
Based primarily on a conference, this book examines the need for interventions to increase the number of U.S. students, both males and females, pursuing careers in the sciences and engineering and describes interventions supported by the private and public sectors at the undergraduate and graduate levels of education.
The individually authored chapters also describe actions taken by employers of scientists and engineers to retain their technical work force.
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