Women in science
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: - NUE
Scope and Contents The NCAR/UCAR Equity (NUE) Collection documents the evolution of issues facing women, people of color, and their families in the workplace and, specifically, in the workplace of NCAR/UCAR. Starting in the 1970s, committees were formed to support the participants in the organization as they worked to encourage UCAR to develop a new policy and NCAR to implement procedures for that policy on family/child care, flexible work alternatives, scientific appointments and leaves of absence. The...
Identifier: Item 86
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Joanne Simpson, 1989. Interviewed by Margaret LeMone. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 2 hrs.) : analog, mono + transcript (27 pgs.). AMS 35-36; two physical versions (one master, one copy). Forms part of American Meteorological Society Oral History Project. Joanne Simpson describes her family, the influence of early schooling and education at the University of Chicago, including graduate work in meteorology during World War II. She discusses Herbert Riehl's tropical...