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There is a clear lack of equality when it comes to scientific employment between men and women. This problem manifests itself at the University level, and includes the Redwood Center itself. In the summer of 2014, we held a group meeting to begin looking at ways in which we could improve the situation. There were many great ideas and thoughtfully written articles from the Internet put forth.
  
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This page is established in an attempt to keep an electronic record of progress and thoughts towards gender equality in the field of Neuroscience as a whole.
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=== UC Berkeley Specific STEM and Gender Articles ===
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[http://www-inst.eecs.berkeley.edu/~auwicsee/|AWE: Association of Women in EECS]
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[http://berkeleysciencereview.com/article/narrowing-divide/|"Narrowing the Divide" by Marla Feller]
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[https://commons.lbl.gov/display/hr/Berkeley+Lab+Women+in+STEM|LBNL Women in STEM]
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[http://www.wired.com/2014/02/berkeley-women/|Women Outnumber Men in CS Class for First Time]
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[http://www.dailycal.org/2012/09/23/uc-berkeley-adopts-mentorship-program-for-women-in-stem-majors/|UC Berkeley Adopts Mentorship Program for
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=== Women in Neuroscience ===
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[http://anneslist.net/|anneslist: UC Berkeley adopts mentorship program for women in STEM majors]
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=== Sexism and Bias in Academia ===
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[http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2014/04/23/mentorship_in_academia_study_finds_that_professors_prefer_to_mentor_white.html|Mentorship in Academia is Sexist and Broken]
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[http://www.pnas.org/content/111/12/4403|How stereotypes impair women's careers in science]
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[http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4100871/|Harassment and assault are commonly experienced by scientists during trainee career stages]
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[http://modelviewculture.com/pieces/i-didn-t-want-to-lean-out|Why a Female Organic Chemist Quit]
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=== Sexism, Harassment and Bias in the Tech Industry ===
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[http://modelviewculture.com/pieces/not-a-tech-bro-but-not-a-tech-lady|Intersectionality|Perspective of a Trans Person in Tech]
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[http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/05/27/your-princess-is-in-another-castle-misogyny-entitlement-and-nerds.html|Misogyny, VIolence, and Nerds]

Revision as of 15:18, 8 October 2014

There is a clear lack of equality when it comes to scientific employment between men and women. This problem manifests itself at the University level, and includes the Redwood Center itself. In the summer of 2014, we held a group meeting to begin looking at ways in which we could improve the situation. There were many great ideas and thoughtfully written articles from the Internet put forth.

This page is established in an attempt to keep an electronic record of progress and thoughts towards gender equality in the field of Neuroscience as a whole.

UC Berkeley Specific STEM and Gender Articles

Association of Women in EECS "Narrowing the Divide" by Marla Feller Women in STEM Outnumber Men in CS Class for First Time [http://www.dailycal.org/2012/09/23/uc-berkeley-adopts-mentorship-program-for-women-in-stem-majors/%7CUC Berkeley Adopts Mentorship Program for

Women in Neuroscience

UC Berkeley adopts mentorship program for women in STEM majors

Sexism and Bias in Academia

in Academia is Sexist and Broken stereotypes impair women's careers in science and assault are commonly experienced by scientists during trainee career stages a Female Organic Chemist Quit


Sexism, Harassment and Bias in the Tech Industry

of a Trans Person in Tech VIolence, and Nerds