CIRTL@TAMU: The Status of Women Scientists CIRTLcast

Event Goals: Define and characterize the participation of women in STEM. Assess the challenges they face at the graduate level and in careers. Discuss strategies for creating inclusive environments.   Questions to be addressed: What are current proportions of women in a range of fields? Which fields are doing the best? What fields are lagging?  What have been some of the major successes for leveling the field (e.g. policies, practices, etc.)?  What are some common challenge during graduate education, in careers, and in academia?  What actions can be taken by institutions, departments, colleagues, and students to create inclusive environments?