Realizing that the low representation of women in science and engineering is a major hindrance to global capacity building in science and technology, the IAC formed an Advisory Panel on Women for science with the mandate to review previous studies, provide examples of effective projects already implemented, and issue a set of actionable recommendations addressed particularly to the world’s science and engineering academies.
The recommendations and action items developed through the work of this Panel are presented in this report and are grouped around three themes:
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Foreword vAdvisory Panel viiiPreface ixReport review xiiiAcknowledgements xvExecutive summary xvii1. Introduction 12. An overview and agenda for change 73. Measures for access, participation, and progression 234. Technological empowerment of women at the grassroots 335. Academies to lead the way 456. Summary: actions for academies 55AnnexesA: Advisory Panel biographies 61B: Glossary 63C: Abbreviations and acronyms 65D: References 66E: Supplementary bibliography 69F: Web sources of information 71Photograph credits 74