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ERIC Number: ED018754
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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EXPLODING THE MYTHS, A REPORT OF A CONFERENCE ON EXPANDING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR CAREER WOMEN (UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA EXTENSION, LOS ANGELES, DECEMBER 3, 1966).
KEYSERLING, MARY DUBLIN
PURPOSES OF THE CONFERENCE ON EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR CAREER WOMEN WERE TO EXPLORE MEANS BY WHICH OPPORTUNITIES CAN BE EXPANDED FOR THE TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN IN PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL JOBS, TO STIMULATE THE EXPANSION OF CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS SO THAT EVERY WOMAN CAN FIND THE TRAINING SHE MAY WANT AND NEED IN ORDER TO ASSUME OR RESUME HER PLACE IN THE WORKING WORLD, TO DIRECT ATTENTION TO SOME OF THE MYTHS HELD BY BOTH MEN AND WOMEN WHICH AFFECT THE OPPORTUNITIES OFFERED TO WOMEN AND THEIR ASPIRATIONS, AND TO SERVE AS A PROTOTYPE AND STIMULUS FOR FUTURE CONFERENCES ON THESE ISSUES. OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN IN EDUCATION, LABOR, PUBLIC RELATIONS AND SCIENCE, DIFFERENCE IN CAREER ATTITUDES BETWEEN HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS AND BOYS, AND SOCIAL PREJUDICE AGAINST WORKING WOMEN AS RELFECTED IN THEIR SALARIES AND STATUS WERE AMONG THE SUBJECTS DISCUSSED. DISCUSSION GROUPS REVIEWED SUCH PROBLEMS AS CHILD CARE, CAREER COUNSELING, PART TIME EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATION, ATTITUDES OF THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY, AND SOCIOCULTURAL FACTORS. APPENDIXES LIST THE OCCUPATIONS AND AFFILIATIONS OF THE PARTICIPANTS. THIS REPORT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 67 PAGES. REPORT O-269-376. (AJ)
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Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Univ. Extension.; Women's Bureau (DOL), Washington, DC.
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