Volume 85 Issue 19 | p. 53
Issue Date: May 7, 2007

Encouraging Diversity

NSF Chemistry Division takes steps to increase presence of women and minorities in the discipline
Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Women in Chemistry

The lack of women and minorities in chemistry is a problem that has been recognized for decades. Although some gains have been made, the face of the chemical workforce still does not come close to reflecting the face of the U.S.

To help close this gap, the National Science Foundation's Chemistry Division director, Luis A. Echegoyen, has made broadening participation in chemistry a priority for the division. Under this initiative, the division released its . . .

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