“These women have had networks and support structures and other kinds of community support that helped them get there in spite of an uphill battle….For men, the narrative is that they made it on their own. We downplay the role that mentorship played in (men’s) making their way into a leadership role.” Heather Metcalf “Research… Continue reading How to Get More Women STEM Leaders – Heather Metcalf, Assn. of Women in Science
“Research has repeatedly demonstrated that diverse teams, especially in leadership, outperform homogenous teams in innovation, research quality, decision-making, and complex thinking and bolster their organization’s financial success,” according to the new AWIS research. Yet, the statistics on women in leadership are pathetic, especially in STEM. Here are tips.
“Women don’t do a very good job of building strategic relationships…(Building relationships with) the people that can help you…is imperative.” Cindy Simpson on Green Connections Radio Attending the ARPA-E Innovation Summit, we noticed the dearth of women in attendance, and, frustrated, sat down with someone who had some great answers and great advice for women… Continue reading Career Strategies for Women – Cindy Simpson, Assn. for Women in Science