Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > Press > Are State and Federal Policies Helping or Hindering Women in Science?

Abstract:
L'Oréal USA and Discover Host Congressional Briefing of Prominent Experts to Probe New Research and How Public Policy Affects Women in Science

Are State and Federal Policies Helping or Hindering Women in Science?

New York, NY | Posted on September 1st, 2010

Who:

Congressional Sponsor: Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D) Texas

Panelists: Dr. Shirley Malcom, Head, Education and Human Resources, American Association for the Advancement of Science; Dr. Joan Steitz, Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University; Russlynn Ali, Assistant Secretary, Office of Civil Rights, US Department of Education.

Moderator: Sheril Kirshenbaum, author of Unscientific America and Discover blogger

What: L'Oréal USA and Discover magazine will host a morning Congressional Briefing on whether science policy is promoting or hindering the advancement of female scientists, gender issues and how the broader application of Title IX has affected women pursuing science education and careers. Experts will discuss new research that exposes the top barriers women scientists face.

Following the briefing, L'Oréal USA will host a luncheon ceremony to award the 2010 L'Oréal For Women in Science Fellowships to five leading female scientists, enabling them to continue their groundbreaking research.

When & Where:

Congressional Briefing

Thursday, September 23, 10 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Room TBD

L'Oréal USA Fellowships For Women in Science Awards Luncheon

Thursday, September 23, 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Newseum, Knight Conference Center, 7th Floor
55 Pennsylvania Ave., NW

Why:

L'Oréal USA's For Women in Science program, in partnership with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), has recognized and rewarded 30 young women postdoctoral researchers in the life and physical/material sciences over the past six years with more than $1 million in Fellowship grants. L'Oréal USA hopes to develop and advance the work of these researchers and provide visible female role models for generations of scientists to come.

####

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Katie Thomas
Cone, Inc. for L'Oréal USA
617.939.8345

Copyright © L'Oréal USA

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

'Lasers rewired': Scientists find a new way to make nanowire lasers: Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley scientists adapt next-gen solar cell materials for a different purpose February 12th, 2016

Breaking cell barriers with retractable protein nanoneedles: Adapting a bacterial structure, Wyss Institute researchers develop protein actuators that can mechanically puncture cells February 12th, 2016

Replacement of Toxic Antibacterial Agents Possible by Biocompatible Polymeric Nanocomposites February 12th, 2016

Properties of Polymeric Nanofibers Optimized to Treat Damaged Body Tissues February 12th, 2016

Announcements

Graphene leans on glass to advance electronics: Scientists' use of common glass to optimize graphene's electronic properties could improve technologies from flat screens to solar cells February 12th, 2016

Breaking cell barriers with retractable protein nanoneedles: Adapting a bacterial structure, Wyss Institute researchers develop protein actuators that can mechanically puncture cells February 12th, 2016

Replacement of Toxic Antibacterial Agents Possible by Biocompatible Polymeric Nanocomposites February 12th, 2016

Properties of Polymeric Nanofibers Optimized to Treat Damaged Body Tissues February 12th, 2016

Events/Classes

Cima NanoTech Debuts Large Interactive Touch Screens with European Customers at ISE 2016: For the first time in Europe, Cima NanoTech’s wide range of high performance, projected capacitive touch modules are showcased February 11th, 2016

Nanotech Security to Present at the Optical Document Security Conference February 11, 2016 February 4th, 2016

New research uses nanotechnology to prevent preterm birth: March of Dimes honors abstract on prematurity at SMFM Annual Meeting February 2nd, 2016

NBC LEARN DEBUTS SIX-PART VIDEO SERIES, “NANOTECHNOLOGY: SUPER SMALL SCIENCE” Produced by NBC Learn in partnership with the National Science Foundation, and narrated by NBC News/MSNBC’s Kate Snow, series highlights leading research in nanotechnology January 25th, 2016

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE





  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







Car Brands
Buy website traffic