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WOMEN IN SCIENCE
West Virginia women in science group honored by national organization
Reported by: Associated Press
Thursday, December 12, 2013 2:46 AM EST
The West Virginia chapter of the Association for Women in Science is being honored by its national organization.
The West Virginia chapter has about 30 members located across the state at WVU, Marshall University, West Virginia Wesleyan College, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, the U.S. Forest Service, and IBM, among other organizations.
Officials say the national group advocates for the retention and advancement of women in scientific leadership positions in industry, non-profit organizations and academia.