News & Views
Below are several different sites that pertain to women in science issues and initiatives. These are from both internal- and external-NIH resources.
- Why So Few?
A report by the American Association of University Women (AAUW), which deals with the ongoing gender disparities in science and engineering.
- Project Implicit: An Unconscious Bias Online Tool
Project Implicit is a collaborative research effort between researchers at Harvard University, the University of Virginia, and the University of Washington. While the particular purposes of each study vary considerably, most studies available at Project Implicit examine thoughts and feelings that exist either outside of conscious awareness or outside of conscious control.
- Why Women Still Can't Have It All (The Atlantic)
By Anne-Marie Slaughter
- Science Faculty's Subtle Gender Biases Favor Male Students
Moss-Racusin CA, Dovidio JF, Brescoll VL, Graham MJ, Handelsman J. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2012 Sep 17. PMID: 2298812.
- NIH Intramural Research Sourcebook, Personnel Demographics
- NIH Office of Intramural Research, Women Scientist Advisors
- NIH Fellows Committee (FelCom)
- Women in Biomedical Careers (NIH)
- NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education, Diversity Resources
- NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education, Resources for Women
- NIH Women of Color Research Network (WoCRn)
A new social media site designed to support and mentor women of color in the sciences. NIH seeks to pursue, in a new way, the innovative capacity and enhanced inclusion of women of color in the research enterprise, both at NIH, and throughout the scientific community. WoCRN welcomes all scientists interested in raising the voice and visibility of women of color in biomedical and behavioral research.
- Association for Women in Science (AWIS), Bethesda Chapter
Members are actively engaged in scientific research, education, administration and policy activities, and are employed in federal agencies, academia, business, and non-profit organizations.
- NIH Child Care
This NIH Child Care Co-ordination Team site includes everything you need to know about NIH child care including information on the NIH Child Care Subsidy Program, resource and referral services, NIH sponsored child care centers, the NIH Child Care Board, NIH child care surveys and studies, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), and more.
A forum for all women involved in the technical aspects of computing. Systers is the world's largest email community of technical women in computing, with over 3,000 members in at least 54 countries.
- Extend-The-Clock Provision for Tenure Track
The clock has been extended to seven years (nine for clinical or epidemiological research).
- Mentoring: A Guide to Training and Mentoring in the Intramural Research Program at NIH
- NIH Leave Bank
The NIH Leave Bank offers income protection to eligible NIH Leave Bank members who are affected by a personal or family medical emergency.
- NIH Back-Up Care Program
NIH has contracted with Bright Horizons to offer NIH employees back-up care when they need to be at work and their regular child or adult/elder care is unavailable, for example: Your regular caregiver or stay at home spouse is unavailable; you are transitioning between child and adult/elder care arrangements; your child's regular center or school is closed; your adult/elder relative is ill or needs temporary assistance; or your child is mildly ill at home. NIH employees have access to: center-based child care, in-home child care, in home mildly-ill child care, in-home adult/elder care, self-care.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 2:48pm