Reflections on Careers Oral History Videos

Disparities

Burrows discusses the possibility of having a career and family. This is a clip from Burrows' 2009 Women in Chemistry oral history interview, conducted by Hilary Domush.

Nelson discusses the advantages and disadvantages of both genders in the lab setting; for instance, she believes males tend to have more manual dexterity that helps them to handle laboratory equipment with more ease. This is a clip from Nelson's 2008 Women in Chemistry oral history interview, conducted by Hilary Domush and Leah Webb-Halpern.

Middlecamp describes the field of chemistry in academia and the impact of gender and salary. This is a clip from Middlecamp's 2008 Women in Chemistry oral history interview, conducted by Hilary Domush.

Newman discussing how female chemists are overburdened on work committees due to the growing committment to maintaining diversity with disproportionate ratios. This is a clip from Newman's 2009 Women in Chemistry oral history interview, conducted by Hilary Domush.

Catalyst Series: Women in Chemistry

Women in Chemistry

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