Promising Practices for Addressing the Underrepresentation of Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine: Opening Doors

Publisher: The National Academies Press
Publication Year: 2020
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Resource Summary: This report reviews and synthesizes existing research on policies, practices, programs, and other interventions for improving the recruitment, retention, and sustained advancement into leadership roles of women in science, engineering, and medicine. It provides actionable recommendations to leverage change and drive swift, coordinated improvements to the systems of education, research, and employment in order to improve both the representation and leadership of women.

Change Forces
  • Workforce Evolution
  • Workforce Transitions
  • Attracting and Retaining
  • Attractive Work Environment
  • New Candidate Pools
  • Workforce Planning
  • Workforce Management
  • Recruiting and Retention
  • Professional Development
  • Organizational Structure
  • Organizational Management
  • Organizational Culture