This is a compilation of interesting news articles and papers related to women in academic and professional roles within engineering fields. Hopefully you will find the articles informative.
An article from the New York Times discusses how Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd College in California, has helped reverse the vexing trend toward fewer women in computer science.
"Women are notoriously underrepresented in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM, for short). Now a new study suggests it's because women's interest in romance may be getting in the way."
Article from TIME Magazine.
An article from the NY Times discusses the findings of the National Survey of Student Engagement.
An article from the Chronicle of Higher Education discusses a paper in the October issue of the American Sociological Review. A different article from California Watch discusses the paper in the context of UC Berkeley and quotes our own Cassie Parkos.
A social psychology article suggesting that stereotypical work conditions may be
a significant reason why more women are not entering into
computer science disciplines and fields.
Summary (Ars Technica)