Children and Careers, angst, cope

eoshuster at UCDAVIS.EDU eoshuster at UCDAVIS.EDU
Tue Aug 9 12:42:58 EST 1994


On Aug 9, C.A. Stewart writes:
>
>There are other women in your department?  Faculty?  In Geophysics, there 
>are typically one or none on any given faculty.
...
>I don't think that it's particularly NYU, but rather the field.  Women make 
>up more than half the undergraduates in the biological sciences, but still 
>under twenty percent in the physical and mathematical sciences.  At 
>increasing levels of advancement, the numbers drop dramatically and have 
>not improved much in the last 20 years.
...
>Please take this into account when you hear complaints from women
>in physics and mathematics.  It's a different world,

  Again, I agree, but you should know that the two women I was referring to
are both chemical engineers. 


Beth Shuster
Dept. of Food Science and Technology
Univ. of California, Davis
phone (916) 752-4207; fax (916) 752-4759
eoshuster at ucdavis.edu




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