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Equitable Solutions for Retaining a Robust STEM Workforce by Janet B. Koster, Donna J. Dean

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Chapter 5

Child Care and Dependent Care in Professional Contexts

Abstract

For professionals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields, interactions with individuals from their own specific disciplines are ongoing career-long endeavors. Professional meetings are the locus for both recognition of subject matter achievement and dialogue with peers who are experts in the same field. A scientist may move through a series of institutions during a career trajectory, but the body of scholarly work will be judged by those from within the specialty. That specialty, and the accompanying disciplinary settings in which experts gather, will remain a centrally important and constant factor in career success. It is imperative to devote effort ...

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