Programs for Undergraduate Women in Science and Engineering

  title={Programs for Undergraduate Women in Science and Engineering},
  author={Mary Frank Fox and Gerhard Sonnert and Irina Nikiforova},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  pages={589 - 615}
We analyze programs for undergraduate women in science and engineering as strategic research sites in the study of disparities between women and men in scientific fields within higher education. Based on responses to a survey of the directors of the universe of these programs in the United States, the findings reveal key patterns in the programs’ (1) definitions of the issues of women in science and engineering, (2) their solutions to address the issues, (3) their goals and perceived success… Expand

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