Women in Biology
The Internet Launch Pages

Written Words

This section focuses on what women say, blogs and biographies, and books of relevance to women in science.

Quotations by women

Blogs by women scientists, and discussion forums

Links to your library: Bookshelves and bibliographies

Books of interest to women scientists

Most of these fall in the categories of women scientist's history/biography, chilly climate or practical career information (often relevant to women AND men). Also be sure to check out the reports page. Lots of the NAP books, NSF and other reports are listed there, because they are free on line. This section lists print-only books without online access. Also

Other sources

Places to start
  • Women in science issue of The Scientist
  • Women in Science articles from Science Magazine's Nextwave site
  • May 2000 Women in Science issue of Science's Nextwave site.
  • Expanding the talent pool, a report from HHMI called "Beyond Bio101". Also check out Faculty in the crossfire, for a look at one woman's experience as an assistant professor.
  • Online articles about aspects of women in science. These are brief, and would make good starting points for discussion. This site includes links to other sites, with reviews.
  • Need inspiration? Gifts of Speech is an unusual site "dedicated to preserving and creating access to speeches made by influential contemporary women".
  • The WICB columns, from the Women in Cell Biology committee of the ASCB, provide a variety of topics and points of view.

Other pages of links

  • Miscellaneous