ERIC Number: ED317391
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Task Force on Women, Minorities and the Handicapped in Science and Technology: Public Hearing. Report of the Proceedings (Cambridge, Massachusetts, April 7, 1988).
Task Force on Women, Minorities, and the Handicapped in Science and Technology, Washington, DC.
The Task Force on Women, Minorities, and the Handicapped in Science and Technology was established by the U.S. Congress in Public Law 99-383 with the purpose of developing a long-range plan for broadening participation in science and engineering. Public hearings were held in Albuquerque (New Mexico), Atlanta (Georgia), Baltimore (Maryland), Boston (Massachusetts), Chicago (Illinois), Kansas City (Missouri), and Los Angeles (California) between Fall 1987 and Spring 1988. The final report of the task force was produced in December, 1989. This document is the verbatim transcript of the public hearing. Co-Chairs Mr. Jaime Oaxaca and Dr. Ann Reynolds presided over the hearing. Following opening comments by Mr. Oaxaca, speakers at this hearing included: (1) Dr. Matina Horner; (2) Dr. Norma Ware; (3) Dr. Elizabeth McKinsey; (4) Dr. Patsy Dickinson; (5) Ms. Vivian Li; (6) Dr. Sheila Widnall; (7) Dr. Kenneth M. Hoffman; (8) Dr. Shirley McBay; (9) Dr. Elizabeth Ivey; (10) Dr. Millie Dresselhaus; (11) Dr. Gilbert J. Lopez; (12) Ms. Joanne Sherwood; (13) Dr. Christine Jones; (14) Ms. Andrea Shlipalz; (15) Ms. Marybeth Ruskie; (16) Dr. Raymond Kurzweil; (17) Ms. Bernice Boyd; (18) Elmer Bartels; (19) Dr. Valerie Crane; (20) Dr. Harlee Strauss; (21) Dr. Lilli Hornig; (22) Dr. Margaret Rossiter; (23) Dr. Gerald Holton; (24) Dr. Janice Button-Shafer; (25) Ms. Karen Henry; and (26) Ms. Phyllis Dohenian. (CW)
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Science, Disabilities, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering Education, Equal Education, Females, Government Role, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Science and Society, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Technological Advancement, Technology
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Researchers
Authoring Institution: Task Force on Women, Minorities, and the Handicapped in Science and Technology, Washington, DC.