ERIC Number: ED221378
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Symposium on Minorities and Women in Science and Technology. Serial AA.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology.
Transcripts of four panel discussions are presented in these proceedings of a symposium held by the Congressional Black Caucus to review implementation of the Science and Technology Equal Opportunities Act of 1980. Topics and issues discussions include the underrepresentation of women and minorities in science and engineering (S/E); participation of specific minority groups in S/E; secondary school and college level programs to encourage minority and female participation in S/E; barriers facing minorities and females in S/E professions; involvement of women and minorities in National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) programs; role of and programs fostered by various professional organizations; legislation and legislative viewpoints; and the role of the National Science Foundation in supporting the development of minority scientists and engineers. An annotated list of sources of statistical data on scientists and engineers is also provided. (Author/JN)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology.
Identifiers: National Science Foundation
Note: Report prepared by the Subcommittee on Science, Research and Technology transmitted to the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, Second Session.