Fixing the leaky pipeline: women scientists in academia.

  title={Fixing the leaky pipeline: women scientists in academia.},
  author={Alice N. Pell},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  volume={74 11},
  • A. Pell
  • Published 1 November 1996
  • Education
  • Journal of animal science
Although the number of women receiving doctorates and in academic positions has increased over the past 20 yr, females still are under-represented on university faculties. The extent of and reasons for this inequity are discussed. There are four critical periods that influence the retention of women in science: early childhood, adolescence, college, and the graduate school/job entry period. For each of the later three periods, the paper addresses the relationship between self-esteem and job… 

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