AAS Committee on the Status of Women 
Issue of February 29, 2008 
eds. Joan Schmelz, Hannah Jang-Condell & Caroline Simpson 
 
This week's issues: 
 
1. Denice Denton Emerging Leader Award 
 
2. Women's Adventures in Science 
 
3. How to Submit, Subscribe, or Unsubscribe to AASWOMEN 
 
4. Access to Past Issues of AASWOMEN 
 
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1. Denice Denton Emerging Leader Award 
From: Meg Urry [meg.urryyale.edu 
 
The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology (ABI), with support 
from Microsoft, last year established the Denice Denton Emerging Leader 
Award.  Now presented annually, the award honors individuals who 
strongly promote diversity in higher education as Denice did throughout 
her short life.  Please see the following URL site for more information: 
 
  http://anitaborg.org/initiatives/awards/denice-denton-award/ 
 
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2. I Was Wondering ... A Curious Look at Women's Adventures in Science 
From: Liz Bryson [brysoncfht.hawaii.edu] 
 
This site, inspired by a biography series for middle-school-aged 
students, is "intended to showcase the accomplishments of contemporary 
women in science and to highlight for young people the varied and 
intriguing careers of some of today's most prominent scientists." 
Features background and suggested experiments related to 10 recent women 
scientists (such as a robot designer, gene hunter, and space geologist). 
Includes links to related sites. From the National Academies.   
 
URL: http://iwaswondering.com/ 
 
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4. Access to Past Issues of AASWOMEN 
 
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http://www.aas.org/cswa/AASWOMEN.html 
 
Each annual summary includes an index of topics covered. 
 
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