July 2018 issue of RFS Briefings has some timely and encouraging updates on women in science, particularly:
To Prevent Sexual Harassment, Academic Institutions Should Go Beyond Legal Compliance to Promote a Change in Culture: Current Approaches Have Not Led to Decline
The National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released its Consensus Study Report. Sexual Harassment of Women - Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Read More.
How Universities Deal With Sexual Harassment Needs Sweeping Change, Panel Says
A new report by The National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine concluded that despite concerted efforts over the years, we have not seen significant reductions in sexual harassment in these fields.
Goldman Sachs Pledges $500 Million for Female Founders
Goldman Sachs announced a new initiative, "Launch with GS," which will invest $500 million of firm and client capital in businesses and financial products run by women.