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Women In Biomedical Careers



The Working Group on Women in Biomedical Careers has compiled resources that support women scientists at all levels of their careers.



Mentoring is a relationship and learning process that results in positive outcomes for all involved. Formal and informal mentoring arrangements support women throughout their careers in science.

Retention and career advancement

The attrition of women at all stages of scientific careers has been called a “leaky pipeline.” These resources address critical issues to staunch those leaks.

Leadership Development

Leadership development

Women are reaching the highest levels in academia, industry, and elsewhere, but their numbers remain disproportionately low. These resources include strategies to develop and support more women in top leadership positions.

Pearls of Wisdom

Pearls of Wisdom

Hear inspiring messages from women scientists on building a career in the biomedical field

Professional Societies

Professional societies

The scientific community is replete with professional societies that offer networking, funding, publishing, and other opportunities.

This page last updated: August 9, 2018

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