Intl Society for Women in Cog Neurosci
Romy V Spitz
rspitz at andromeda.rutgers.edu
Thu Apr 27 23:11:55 EST 1995
Interested in enhancing career opportunities for women?
This may be the group for you!
The International Society for Women in Neuroscience is inviting
all interested persons to join their network. Members are free to
use the email network to post announcements or to open discussions
about any issues of interest to ISWCN or cognitive neuroscientists.
To broadcast a message to the net, send it to
ISWCN at wccf.mit.edu (A message to this address goes to everyone on
the ISWCN network.)
The following is an introduction to the goals of ISWCN.
Thank you for your interest in the International Society for Women
in Cognitive Neuroscience. ISWCN is an information network with
the specific goal of enhancing opportunities for women. The
primary goal of ISWCN is to provide a positive vehicle for
overcoming some of the obstacles women face in forming
successful careers in cognitive neuroscience. The objective of
ISWCN is to facilitate the transmission of information about
opportunities and to facilitate communication among colleagues.
Our most important functions are our newsletter, e-mail network,
directory of members, and dissertation travel award. ISWCN
membership includes researchers at all levels in their careers who
are interested in advancing opportunities for women in this field.
While ISWCN is dedicated to helping women develop their
careers, this dedication does not entail excluding men from
ISWCN. We believe that ensuring that women have the same
opportunities that men have is a goal and a responsiblity that men
share with women. We remain dedicated to finding positive and
You may join ISWCN by sending membership dues ($10 regular, $5
student; check payable to ISWCN) to:
c/o Peggy J. Jennings
Dept. of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Cambridge, MA 02139
We also maintain a directory of our members, so please include
with the following information as you would like it to appear in the
2. Mailing address
4. e_mail address
5. Please list the areas of research in which you are interested.
(One or two sentences.)
6. If you like, briefly summarize your present work. (2-3 sentences.)
I hope you find ISWCN a valuable resource, and I look forward to
meeting you in the future.
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