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A Lab of One's Own (Hardcover) One Woman's Personal Journey Through Sexism in Science

By Rita Colwell, PhD, Sharon Bertsch McGrayne

Published August 4, 2020

See the link below.

According to the book publisher, Simon & Schuster: A riveting memoir-manifesto from the first female director of the National Science Foundation about the entrenched sexism in science, the elaborate detours women have taken to bypass the problem, and how to fix the system.

If you think sexism thrives only on Wall Street or in Hollywood, you haven’t visited a lab, a science department, a research foundation, or a biotech firm.

https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781501181276

A Lab of One's Own (Hardcover) One Woman's Personal Journey Through Sexism in Science By Rita Colwell, PhD, Sharon Bertsch McGrayne Published August 4, 2020 See the link below. According to the book publisher, Simon & Schuster: A riveting memoir-manifesto from the first female director of the National Science Foundation about the entrenched sexism in science, the elaborate detours women have taken to bypass the problem, and how to fix the system. If you think sexism thrives only on Wall Street or in Hollywood, you haven’t visited a lab, a science department, a research foundation, or a biotech firm. https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781501181276

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Looks interesting - have you read it? I wonder what her recommendations are on how to fix the system.

I have not read it. But, a woman friend of mine is a molecular biologist with her own lab -- I'll probably send it to her as a gift.