Provocative Thoughts for a Better Future

Part of the Mentoring in Academia and Industry book series (MAI, volume 3)

Sheila Tobias, an early member of the new feminist movement and a political activist, was a pioneer in women's studies and in the identification of math anxiety and science avoidance as important and surmountable barriers for bright women. She has written numerous books on these subjects and others, taught and done administration at the college level.


Sexual Harassment Math Anxiety Woman Scientist Workplace Policy Mother Role 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Association for Women in ScienceWashingtonUSA

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