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Academic Women in STEM Faculty: Views beyond a decade after by Sue V. Rosser

By Sue V. Rosser

This quantity examines significant concerns dealing with winning girls in educational technological know-how. In doing so, Sue Rosser outlines the persisting and transferring views of ladies who've completed seniority and remained in academia over the past fifteen years via survey info from ladies who acquired POWRE awards from the NSF. a few proof means that price range cuts and an expanding reliance on expertise have impacted greater schooling and exacerbated gender matters, yet before, little study has targeted without delay at the lingering results of those changes.

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No other response moved up or down by more than three positions, if at all. 3 shows the responses to Question 1 when the data from all four years are pooled and the responses are categorized by the NSF directorate of the awardee; this categorization assumes that the NSF directorate granting the POWRE award serves as an indicator of the discipline or field of the awardee. ) Perhaps the most striking finding is the overall similarity among the directorates. “Balancing work with family responsibilities” stands out overwhelmingly as the major issue for women from all directorates, just as it did some fifteen years ago.

5 represent groupings of more similar responses that emerged from a discussion of the 16 categories and data at a national conference by 30 social scientists, scientists, and engineers whose work focuses on women and science (Rosser 1999). Category A. Pressures women face in balancing career and family; Category B. Problems faced by both men and women scientists and engineers in the current environment of tight resources which may pose particular difficulties for women; Category C. Issues faced by women because of their low numbers and stereotypes held by others regarding gender; Category D.

As discussed earlier, this response probably reflects the very tight current fiscal funding situation. ) Aggregated 2012 Survey Responses Chart. 7 (6/30) (5/30) (3/30) (26/30) (continued ) of responses 2012 Percent ENG (45/69) 1997–2000 Percent 2 REVISITING POWRE AWARDEES AFTER A DECADE: CONTINUING ISSUES . . 3 2 REVISITING POWRE AWARDEES AFTER A DECADE: CONTINUING ISSUES . . 8 CISE Because of the low numbers of awardees, the EHR directorate should be carefully interpreted here. Many of the women representing this directorate have other disciplinary training and could be classified in other directorates.

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