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Request a Woman Scientist (500 Women Scientists)
Database of Experts (Diverse Sources)

Student rights

UW Union for Academic Student Employees – contract
UW Union for Academic Student Employees – grievance reporting
UW Ombud office

Local women-in-STEM groups

Women in Chemical Sciences
Women in Chemical Engineering
Seattle Association for Women in Science

Studies on women in STEM

Limits to meritocracy? Gender in academic recruitment and promotion processes (Science and Public Policy, 2015)
Rethink what you “know” about high-achieving women (Harvard Business Review, 2014)
Database of gender composition of scholarly publications, 1665-2011 (
Males under-estimate academic performance of their female peers in undergraduate biology classrooms (PLoS One 2016)
The role of gender in scholarly authorship (PLoS One 2013)
Science faculty’s subtle gender biases favor male students (PNAS, 2012)
Quality of evidence revealing subtle gender biases in science is in the eye of the beholder (PNAS 2015)

Resources for inclusive teaching and mentoring

Inclusive teaching strategies for computational courses (Computing Education blog)
Avoiding implicit gender bias in letters of recommendation (Univ. of Arizona Commission on the Status of Women)
Structure matters: twenty-one teaching strategies to promote student engagement and cultivate classroom equity (CBE Life Sci Educ 2016)