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NCRW Resources

  • NCRW Fact Sheet: Increasing Student Aid—Making Higher Education Accessible to Women and Low-Income Students
    As wages continue to stagnate and tuition costs rise, college education has become out of reach for...

  • NCRW Background Paper: Reinvesting in Women and Families
    Based on available research, it is clear that while the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has...

  • NCRW Fact Sheet: Welfare Reform and Education
    The Welfare Reform Act of 1996 pushed many poor women into jobs but without sufficient training or...

  • NCRW Policy Brief: Education
    Despite gains in educational achievement for women and girls over the last decade, the gap...

  • NCRW Fact Sheet: Women and Educational Disparities--A Call to Action
    Today, women are more likely than men to attend college after high school, and are as likely to...

News

  • March 14, 2012

     In the next five years, STEM jobs are projected to grow twice as quickly as jobs in all other fields according to the U.S. Bureau of Statistics. While all jobs are expected to grow by 10.4 percent, STEM jobs are expected to increase by 21.4...


  • March 6, 2012

     Kathy Krendl, President of Otterbein University, argues that today's woman is not only faced with many barriers -- fewer educational opportunities, lower wage prospects, higher unemployment numbers -- but is also faced with a tangible lack of...


  • March 5, 2012

     The number of women looking to attend business school hit a record high last year, but that doesn’t mean they’ll find an equitable workplace when they get out.


  • February 21, 2012

     A lawmaker has sent a letter to fellow Republican members of the Indiana House saying he will not support a resolution celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts because he believes it is a "radicalized organization" that...


  • February 21, 2012

     Women are shunning academic careers in math-intensive fields because the lifestyle is incompatible with motherhood, researchers at Cornell University found in a study to be published next month in American Scientist Magazine.


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Oct 15, 2008 SCIENCE FOR EVERYONE By Veronica Arreola, Director of the Women in Science and Engineering program at the University of Illinois-Chicago
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 3:33pm
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