November 17, 1998 Meeting

The meeting was held at Mississippi College in Clinton. At this meeting there was a panel discussion with the topic “Women in Science.”

Meeting Minutes

The 17 November 1998 meeting was held at Mississippi College in Clinton. After a brief business meeting, the program for the afternoon began. The program consisted of a panel discussion with the topic “Women in Science.” Panelists included Reba Harrell, a biologist who works for the Jackson public school district; Barbara Powell, coordinator of the Center for Excellence in Research, Training, and Learning at Jackson State University; and Barbie Bassett, broadcast meteorologist. Each panelist provided background information and then the floor was opened for questions. Topics discussed included how to interest young children in science, the increasing number of women in the field of broadcast meteorology, sexual harrassment and discrimination, and salaries for women in science fields.

Minutes submitted by Brad Regan and Alan Gerard.

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