A Resource to Raise Women's Visibility - Science, 30 June 2014
By: Beryl Lieff Benderly
AcademiaNet, a 4-year-old website sponsored by the Robert Bosch Stiftung, a German charitable foundation, and the magazine Spektrum der Wissenschaft, provides an antidote to women’s undeserved obscurity. The aim is to "increase the number of women in leading positions" in academe, government, industry, nonprofit organizations, and elsewhere by "rais[ing] the visibility" of outstanding women, said Ingrid Wünning Tschol, senior vice president for health and science at the Robert Bosch Stiftung, in a speech to the first European Conference for Science Journalists at the Euroscience Open Forum on 22 July.
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