P-2 Extreme Fluids Team at
Los Alamos National Laboratory


Diversity is a critical component of both strong research teams and strong workplaces. Below, there are various resources related to diversity to assist workers, managers and others in building diverse and effective teams and workplaces.

Pleasecontact usfor more information. Our expertise is focused on women in science, and we welcome resources about and for other underrepresented groups.

Other Resources

- American Physical Society Programs for Women in Physics and Minorities in Physics

-LGBT + Physicists

-National Center for Women in Information and Technology

-Diversity Careers

-Recognizing Women in Science, RAISE project

-Diversity Blog

-Female Executives

-Linked In Group for Women in Physics

Unconscious/Implicit Bias

-Reducing Unconscious Bias – A Resource For Hiring Committee Members, from Las Positas College

-Faculty Diversity: Removing the Barriers, by Joann Moody

-The People Development Team (UK), includes web-based training, Leadership Offsites, and a video by Angela Peacock on implicit bias

Benefits of Diversity

-Dysfunction in the Boardroom, by Boris Groysberg and Deborah Bell

-Women in Science: Historical Perspectives, by Londa Schiebinger

-6 Women Scientists Who Were Snubbed Due to Sexism, National Geographic

-Why are there still so few women in science?, NY Times

Professional Skills

-10 Ways to Overcome Impostor Syndrome, by Joyce Roche

-Defense Driving at Work, By Kathy Prestridge

-Reducing Stereotype Threat, coming soon!

- How to be a 'woman programmer', by Ellen Ullman

Recruiting and Mentoring in STEM

-Top 5 Myths About Girls, Math and Science, by Live Science Team

-Gender Similarities in Mathematics and Science, by Hyde & Linn

-Postdoc Pay: A Women's Issue, by Jennifer Bussell

-How Can U.S. Increase Science and Tech Competitiveness? Ask Parents., by Susanna Kim

-Girls Lead in Science Exam, but not in the US, NY Times

-Mentoring Experiences: A Comparison of Women and Men Graduate Students in Engineering and Natural Sciences, Frehill et al.


-NSF Data on women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in the sciences, March 2013

-Factors affecting women in the physical sciences: Physical Review Special Topics, 2013


-"How it works", XKCD

Must-Read Books!

-Why so Few Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, (AAUW) by Dr. Catherine Hill (2010)

-The Science on Women and Science, by Christina Hoff Sommers (Oct 16, 2009)

-Why So Slow? The Advancement of Women, by Virginia Valian

-Why Aren't More Women in Science?: Top Researchers Debate the Evidence, by Stephen J. Ceci (Jan 1, 2007)

-Women Scientists in America: Struggles and Strategies to 1940, by Margaret W. Rossiter (Aug 1, 1984)

-Women Scientists in America: Before Affirmative Action, 1940-1972, (Volume 2) by Margaret W. Rossiter (Sep 15, 1998)

-Women Scientists in America: Forging a New World since 1972, (Volume 3) by Margaret W. Rossiter (Feb 21, 2012)