Resources

AWIS

  • AWIS National Site
  • AWIS Magazine: provides graduate and professional career, work/life balance, and mentoring advice in addition to articles of interest on various other topics
  • AWIS Teleseminars and Webinars
  • AWIS and AWIS Chicago LinkedIn and Facebook Groups

Additional Scientific Organizations for Women in the Chicago Area

Funding and Program Opportunities

Tools for Job/Program Searching and Career Advice Resources

Chicago Area Science Institutes and Programming

Chicago Area Science Companies

Selected Science Podcasts

(links below will allow you to subscribe to RSS feeds or lead to sites to download individual podcasts)

Recommended Reading

  • The Chicago Guide to Your Career in Science: A Toolkit for Students and Postdocs.  Authors: Victor A. Bloomfield and Esam E. El-Fakahany, from Univesity of Chicago Press.
  • Women of Science: Righting the Record, 1990.
    G Kass-Simon and Patricia Farnes Eds. Univ. of Indiana Press, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Back to School: Five Myths About Girls and Science
  • Does Gender Matter? The suggestion that women are not advancing in science because of innate inability is being taken seriously by some high-profile academics. Ben A. Barres explains what is wrong with the hypothesis.
  • Getting to Yes : Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
    Roger Fisher, William L. Ury, William Ury, Bruce Patton, William Ury
  • Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office : 101 Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers.  Authors:  Jane Lead and Lois P. Frankel

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