Childbirth is the main reason young female scientists drop out of the academic pipeline before obtaining their first job. Graduate students and postdocs who are in their prime childbearing years are probably unaware that Title IX covers pregnancy discrimination. This is changing.
The U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights, which is responsible for Title IX compliance, has ruled that Title IX guarantees a mother the right to take maternity leave and to receive accommodation to upon return to educational program, internship or research position as before. The California state legislature has just passed a law guaranteeing this Title IX right for graduate students.
Walk away from this webinar:
With a clear understanding of the career obstacles facing women who want to start a family.
What strategies women can deploy to assure success and progress to degree and a full-time position.