Title

NSF Searches for Right Way to Help Women

Authors

Jeffrey Mervis

Document Type

Article

Journal/Book Title/Conference

Science

Volume

289

Issue

5478

Publisher

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Publication Date

1-1-2000

Abstract

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is struggling to find a formula to boost careers of women scientists. With targeted programs a political no-no, NSF is betting that letting everyone participate will mean greater progress for women. But its latest moves have divided agency ranks and raised concern among activists.

Comments

Originally published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). HTML fulltext available through remote link.

DOI

10.1126/science.289.5478.379