Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering (CEOSE)
The Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering (CEOSE) is a congressionally mandated advisory committee to the National Science Foundation.
§ 1885c. Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering
(a) Establishment; purposes
There is established within the Foundation a Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering (hereinafter referred to as the “Committee”). The Committee shall provide advice to the Foundation concerning
(1) the implementation of the provisions of sections 1885 to 1885d of this title and
(2) other policies and activities of the Foundation to encourage full participation of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in scientific, engineering, and professional fields
1998-Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105-207, § 202(d)(2)(A), substituted “minorities, and persons with disabilities in scientific” for “minorities, and other groups currently underrepresented in scientific”.
List of CEOSE Members
Gender Summit 3 - North America, "Diversity Fueling Excellence in Research and Innovation," was held November 13-15, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
The summit was a Call to Action to achieve positive change towards greater diversity in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics workforce and leadership, and greater inclusion of biological sex and gender considerations in research content and process. To view on-demand video recordings of this event, register at http://www.tvworldwide.com/events/nsf/131113/
BIENNIAL REPORTS TO CONGRESS
Every two years, the Committee shall prepare and transmit to the Director a report on its activities during the previous two years and proposed activities for the next two years. The Director shall transmit to Congress the report, unaltered, together with such comments as the Director deems appropriate.
UPCOMING MEETINGS & EVENTS
The upcoming CEOSE meeting will be held on October 16, 2014 at the National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia. If you have any further questions, please contact Dr. Bernice Anderson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Future CEOSE Meetings: TBD (February 2015)
CEOSE MEMBER INFORMATION (For Members Only)
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