Women in theoretical/computational chemistry, material science, and biochemistry


Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) program at USC

``Gender Equality in Science: Then and Now''. A collection of talks from the Uppsala conference (May, 2015) communicated as Swedish TV series.

Who holds us back? Personal account of cultural and societal obstacles facing women pursuing careers in science. Krylov's talk at the international conference ``Gender Equality in Science: Then and Now'' (Uppsala, May 2015; 20 min).

COACH workshops helping to level the playing field for women in academia

Learn about the issues and get inspired by TED Talk by Sheryl Sandberg "Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders"

Learn about women underrepresentation in other areas: The Representation Project

Gender Bias in Academe: Blog including an Annotated Bibliography of Research and An Annotated Bibliography of Important Recent Studies

Books offering insight into issues faced by women in the workforce, quantitative analysis of biases and stereotypes affecting women advances, and practical advice of how to deal with these challenges:
"Lean In" by Sheryl Sandberg
"Women Don't Ask: Negotiation and Gender Divide" by Babcock and Laschever
"Why So Slow" by Virginia Valian

Earlier talks by the author:

Lecture on the current status of women in science given at University of Minnesota (February, 2015; 50 min).

Lecture delivered at the International Women in Chemistry ACS Symposium (Anaheim 2011; 40 min).

Let us get educated. Remember - knowledge is power!


The Journal of Physical Chemistry (ACS) celebrates contributions of women in physical chemistry on the occasion of 150th birthday of Marie Curie: Read the special virtual issue.

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