Sexual Harassment in Academia, Business/Industry and Health Care Professions

May 25, 2016
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
University of California, Irvine  

Irvine, CA 92697

Yesenia M. Gallegos will speak at the 2016 Spring Committee Meeting and Workshop on "Sexual Harassment in Academia, Business/Industry and Health Care Professions" hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

Topics covered include:

  • an intensive effort to collect data and evidence on the nature, scope and prevalence of sexual harassment in the workforce;
  • a thorough analysis of the data to help the Committee on Women in Science, Engineering and Medicine (CWSEM) understand the impact of sexual harassment on the careers of women scientists, engineers and health professionals;
  • the collection of evidence-based strategies and policies that can reduce or eliminate sexual harassment; and
  • actions aimed at widely disseminating the findings and recommendations of this study