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Education and Employment Statistics

October 30, 2009

Looking for accurate,up-to-the-minute statistics on women in science and engineering?  Check out these sites, from the American Institute of Physics and the National Science Foundation.  They’re excellent places to start.

AIP:  http://www.aip.org/statistics

NSF:  http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/

For statistics and information about women in astronomy, check out the AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy, its STATUS publications, and historical position papers such as the Baltimore Charter (1992) and the Pasadena Recommendations (2003).

CSWA: http://www.aas.org/cswa/

Did you find what you needed?  If not, why not?

What information do YOU wish we had on women in planetary science?

One Comment leave one →
  1. January 21, 2011 4:00 am

    I am completely with you that work needs to change – and indeed already is changing. It just so happens that a lot of companies are choosing either to ignore this fact, or to try to block it by not allowing social realities to impinge on them.

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