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Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering
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ISSN Imprimir: 1072-8325
ISSN En Línea: 1940-431X

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Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering

DOI: 10.1615/JWomenMinorScienEng.v5.i2.20
pages 113-128

BLACK WOMEN IN THE AGRONOMIC SCIENCES: FACTORS INFLUENCING CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Diann Jordan
302 ABNR Bldg., Soil and Atmospheric Sciences, The School of Natural Resources, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211

SINOPSIS

By 2000, women and minorities will constitute the largest segment entering the workforce in the United States. The representation of women in the scientific and engineering professions has been low, but progress has been made. For black women, however, there has been minimal progress. This study explores the factors that influence the career development of black women in the agronomic sciences. Black women represent the smallest percentage and number of women and minorities in the American Society of Agronomy. They may be one of the least studied groups of women in the sciences. Information from a survey conducted through the American Society of Agronomy showed that early experiences, race, gender, and mentoring were key factors influencing black women's career development in agronomy.


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