The NSF has just instituted an exciting ten-year initiative aimed at increasing the number of women who embark on, and succeed in, scientific careers.  The initiative will allow for a year of delay for new mothers to accept awarded grants, for example.

Read about this and many other creative new policies here:

http://chronicle.com/article/New-NSF-Policies-Provide/129168/?sid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

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