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Under the leadership of President Torsten Wiesel, Rockefeller made an institutional commitment in the mid- 1990s to increase the number of women on its faculty and to do all that it could to support women scientists, at all levels, in their research careers. At the same time, Rockefeller volunteers Lydia Forbes, Isabel Furlaud, Nancy Kissinger, and Sydney Shuman spearheaded the Women & Science initiative as founding chairs and were instrumental in its growth and success.
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Torsten Wiesel, Lydia Forbes, Isabel Furlaud, Nancy Kissinger, Sydney Shuman, Pearl Meister Greengard Prize
The Rockefeller University, "Women & Science: Supporting the Advancement of Women in Science" (2012). Women & Science. 1.