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Article ID: 700133

Society of Women Engineers Recognizes Sandia Researcher with Its Highest Honor

Sandia National Laboratories

LIVERMORE, Calif. — Jacqueline Chen, a distinguished member of the technical staff at Sandia National Laboratories, has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the Society of Women Engineers for her impact on the engineering community and the society.This award is the highest honor given by the society and recognizes outstanding technical contributions for at least 20 years in engineering.

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6-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 699896

Research Finds Troubling Disadvantages, Including Bias, Against Women in Business

Florida State University

A research study in the works for more than two years documents bias and discrimination against women seeking CEO jobs ion the workforce.

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2-Sep-2018 12:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 699101

Affordable Care Act Puts Single Mothers to Work

University of Georgia

Single mothers work more when the government provides better health insurance, according to economic policy research.

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16-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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    6-Aug-2018 3:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 698446

Women Survive Heart Attacks Better with Women Doctors

Washington University in St. Louis

A review of nearly 582,000 heart attack cases over 19 years showed female patients had a significantly higher survival rate when a woman treated them in the ER, according to research from faculty at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Washington University in St. Louis and Harvard.

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2-Aug-2018 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 698610

Men Are Still More Likely Than Women to Be Perceived as Leaders, Study Finds

University at Buffalo

Women hold just 26 percent of executive-level positions in S&P 500 companies — and sadly that is no accident, according to a new study by researchers in the University at Buffalo School of Management.

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6-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 698535

Texas Tech Apparel Design Director Creates Uniforms for Women in the Oil Industry

Texas Tech University

Creating specialized clothing for groups with specialized needs is nothing new for Su-Jeong Hwang Shin, who has made garments for children with autism spectrum disorder and individuals with Alzheimer's disease. In her most recent project, Shin worked to help women in a very male-dominated field: the oil-drilling industry.

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3-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 698231

Debra Harrsch Named a Recipient of CEO Today Management Consulting Awards

70th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

Debra Harrsch, founder and chief executive of Brandwidth Solutions, a full-service marketing agency addressing science-based businesses, received a Management Consulting Award from CEO Today magazine. The international publication “identifies the most hard-working and outstanding consultancy experts across the globe.”

Released:
30-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 698005

Penn Medicine Named Among Nation’s Best Employers for Women by Forbes

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Penn Medicine has been named #2 on Forbes magazine’s first-ever “America's Best Employers for Women” list, which ranks employers across the nation.

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25-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 697410

Gonzaga Hosts Summer Leadership Institute for Young Women

Gonzaga University

Twenty-two female undergraduate students from across the state of Washington who are energized to become more involved in the political process have gathered at Gonzaga University for a summer women’s leadership institute through July 17.

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13-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Education

Article ID: 696240

Racial/Ethnic and Sexual Minority Males Among Unhealthiest People in America, Report Finds

American Psychological Association (APA)

Men in the United States tend to have more privilege, wealth and career success than women, yet they lead shorter and unhealthier lives. This reality is compounded for men of color and sexual minority men, who are among the unhealthiest people in America, partly due to systemic oppression and discrimination, according to a report released by the American Psychological Association.

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18-Jun-2018 12:25 PM EDT

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