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2010 Summer Meeting

2010 AAPT Summer Meeting
July 17-21, 2010
Portland, Oregon

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Strategies to Help Women Succeed in Physics-Related Professions
  Location: Cramer Hall 225
  Date: Sunday, Jul.18
  Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  Price: Member: $35.00
Nonmember: $60.00
  Sponsor: Committee on Women in Physics
  Co-Sponsor(s): None
  Leader(s): Chandralekha Singh,
  Co-Leader(s): None
  Description Women are severely under-represented in physics-related professions. This workshop will explore strategies to help women faculty members in K-12 education, colleges, and universities understand and overcome barriers to their advancement in careers related to physics. A major focus of the workshop will be on strategies for navigating effectively in different situations in order to succeed despite the gender schema, stereotypes, and subtle biases against women physicists. We will also examine case studies and learn effective strategies by role playing.
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