Science related degrees: Improving the retention of women and minorities through research experience, mentoring and financial assistance

Barbara M. Moskal, Debra Lasich, Nigel Middleton

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Abstract

The importance of retaining and advancing women and minorities in science related fields and providing them research experience, mentoring and financial assistance is discussed. It is found that the participation of women and minorities has had a positive results in both educational and work environment. An increase in number of women and minorities have also resulted in productivity in the field. Businesses in marketing and consumer product development have also witnessed unexpected benefits from the increase in the number of female employees.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8621-8631
Number of pages11
JournalASEE Annual Conference Proceedings
StatePublished - 2001
Event2001 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Peppers, Papers, Pueblos and Professors - Albuquerque, NM, United States
Duration: Jun 24 2001Jun 27 2001

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