From the ASEE aggregator:
The Washington Post (2/13, Mcgregor) reports that a new report from the Center for Talent Innovation finds that, in addition to the difficulty getting “more young women into science and high-tech fields,” keeping women in those jobs, “and helping them reach the top,” may be “even a bigger challenge.” The study found that US women in these fields are “45 percent more likely than their male peers to leave the industry within a year.” In addition, the study found that “nearly one-third of senior leaders — both men and women — who work in science, engineering and technology fields reported that a woman would never reach the top position in their companies.”