ERIC Number: ED114590
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Aug-9
Reference Count: 0
Nontraditional Occupations for Women of the Hemisphere: The U.S. Experience.
Employment Standards Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Women's Bureau.
Edited versions of speeches presented at the conference are presented in the document. Section 1, Women in the Fields of Government, Education, Trade Unions, Business and Industry, presents personal accounts of women in nontraditional occupations. Speakers include Betty Southard Murphy, Lucille Maurer, Barbara G. Kilberg, Ruth Weyand, Julia M. Walsh, and Eva S. Poling. Section 2, The Role of Government, Non-Government Organizations and Voluntary Associations in Promoting Nontraditional Training and Employment Opportunities for Women, highlights steps taken in the United States to promote employment opportunities for women. Speakers include Mary N. Hilton, Pearl Spindler, Sandra K. Carruthers, Dorothy B. Ferebee, Agnes M. Dill, and Mary Hallaren. Audience reaction in the form of questions to the speakers, a preface, biographical notes, and opening remarks by the Secretary and the Undersecretary of Labor are included. Major themes are outlined, and ways women can enter previously closed fields and how nontraditional occupations can be promoted are suggested. A list of conference participants and materials distributed to them are appended. (LH)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Opportunities, Career Planning, Change Strategies, Conference Reports, Employed Women, Employment Experience, Employment Opportunities, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Government Role, Nontraditional Occupations, Organizations (Groups), Sex Discrimination, Social Change, Speeches
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Employment Standards Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Women's Bureau.
Note: Report on the Conference for Women of the Hemisphere on Nontraditional Occupations and Career Opportunities--The United States Experience (Washington, D.C., August 9, 1974)