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The Double Bind: The Price of Being a Minority Woman in Science

  title={The Double Bind: The Price of Being a Minority Woman in Science},
  author={Shirley Mahaley Malcom and Janet Brown},
This report summarizes a conference of thirty minority women in science, engineering, medicine, and dentistry that vas held in December 1975, with the support of the National Science Foundation. In addition to a general discussion of the conference and the conferees, the following topics are discussed with respect to the experiences of the minority women scientists: the precollegiate experience, collegiate and professional education, career experience, the diversity of race and culture, and… Expand
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