Perspectives: Women In The Chemical Industry
When I got my chemical engineering degree in the late 1960s, I had the choice of plenty of jobs. A major chemical manufacturer in the Midwest offered me the highest salary ($9,000/year!) but I decided to go into technical publishing. I started as an editorial assistant at a chemical industry trade magazine in New York City. Its editorial staff consisted of more than two dozen people, only two of whom were female. As I recall, none of the competitive magazines had any women in editorial positions.Read More
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