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Felicia McInnis Nave Defies Boundaries for Women in STEM

This 2014 Emerging Scholar is not only a chemical engineering professor and university administrator, but she is also a vocal supporter of women and African-Americans in STEM.

For most of American history, the college/university presidency could be described as an “all-boys club”; however, over the last three decades, this has changed.

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Jenny Moshak has retired as Tennessee’s associate director of sports medicine, less than a year after she filed a lawsuit against the university for discrimination and retaliation.

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Dismissed from a doctoral program, Yan Yan has lost her appeal in a gender discrimination, retaliation and hostile educational environment case.

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One expert says managers must be held accountable for the gender gap in earnings as statistics show there’s not a state in the U.S. where women’s pay equals their male counterparts.

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The effort to increase the number of high-level female executives was announced on Monday at a New York City event hosted by U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.

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At the University of West Georgia, an all-Black, all-female freshman learning community aims to ease the challenges encountered during the first-year transition into college life.

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In her new book, Dr. Melissa V. Harris-Perry explores the Black woman’s challenge to move beyond race, gender stereotypes and to be recognized as an authentic individual. 

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Professor V.G. Idichandy, the interim director at Indian Institute of Technology Madras, says there is no affirmative action in place for female students.

 

 

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 The report, The College Payoff, found that college graduates earn 84 percent more than high school graduates, earning an average of $2.3 million over a lifetime, but minorities would have to earn a master’s degree to earn as much as White non-Hispanics with a bachelor’s degree.

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