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.
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