Women in Bio

Women In Bio is an organization of professionals committed to promoting careers, leadership and entrepreneurship for women in the life sciences.

Business Concepts for Life Scientists

The purpose of the Business Concepts for Life Scientists course is to enhance PhD scientists’ understanding of foundational business concepts. This business coursework is unique because it is designed to prepare scientists for career transitions into both academic and non-academic settings. The course comprises a series of three modules – Business Strategy, Finance and Business Development.

This course is designed for graduate students, postdocs and junior faculty who wish to gain a basic understanding of business fundamentals. The goal is to impact participants’ career readiness by helping prepare scientists who want to start their own labs, and inform scientists who want to go into industry.

Sarah Rugheimer’s Women in STEM Resources

A repository of peer-reviewed research and resources discussing the challenges facing white women and men and women of color in science. 

A Guide for Minorities in STEM

This resource covers the importance of STEM programs being more inclusive to minorities, and ways this can be achieved. The guide also provides resources for minority college students in STEM programs, along with scholarships for women, African American, American Indian, and Hispanic STEM students. 

History of Grace Hopper

This resource gives a great introduction to computer scientist Grace Hopper.