The women that stay

Tell us about the programs you know of that have successfully helped women stay in science

The Scientist Staff
Dec 8, 2008
It's an old story - highly trained female scientists get NIH funding, but quit before starting their own labs. Last week, Science reported an analysis of NIH grant data that yet again showed women trailing men at the highest stations in biomedical science. But what kind of programs out there reverse this trend?We want to hear from readers about the programs that have made a difference in women's careers in science. From mentors to creative day care solutions to government grants that made going back to lab easier, we want to know about the things that have had the biggest impact in women's lives. We'll use your suggestions in a Careers article for women in science.Last year we asked our readers to brainstorm ways to keep women in science. Many of you responded with suggestions, some of which we published in our January 2007 Careers article. This year we...

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