Reports and Presentations


New Strategic Plan

June 30, 2016

The JCSW Rebranding and Restructuring team, led by Yasmin Mashhoon and Kristen Uekermann, was finalized in June 2016. This strategic plan will carry the JCSW through Academic Years 2017-2021. Read the report.

Boston Women's Workforce Council Report on Gender Wage Inequality

October 31, 2013

This report from a taskforce appointed by Mayor Thomas M. Menino sought to identify new and creative ways to help close the wage gap between working men and women, helping Boston become the first major city to achieve pay equity. This report outlines the Council'ss recommendations to employers throughout the city and across the region. Read the Report


National Assessments on Gender Equality in the Knowledge Society

October 2, 2012

The National Assessment on Gender and STI Project is a joint initiative of Women in Global Science and Technology (WISAT) and the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD). Preliminary results of this study are presented here from a pilot assessment of six countries and one region: Brazil, India, Indonesia, the Republic of Korea, South Africa, the United States, and the European Union. One of the study key findings is that women participate at much lower levels in knowledge society decision making and the knowledge economy than men. Read more about National Assessments on Gender Equality in the Knowledge Society


Exhibition: Changing the Face of Medicine

January 5, 2016

Discover the many ways that women have influenced and enhanced the practice of medicine. The individuals featured here provide an intriguing glimpse of the broader community of women doctors who are making a difference. The National Library of Medicine is pleased to present this exhibition honoring the lives and accomplishments of these women in the hope of inspiring a new generation of medical pioneers.  Read the Article