Some subscribers to MathEdCC might be interested in a new petition <http://bit.ly/QLN8Kz> in favor of GENDER BALANCE IN ACADEMIC CONFERENCES initiated by Dan Sperber (Cognitive Science and Philosophy, Central European University Budapest, and Institut Jean Nicod, Paris); Virginia Valian (Psychology and Linguistics, CUNY Graduate Ctr and Hunter College); and others as listed on the petition.
REFERENCES Hake, R.R. & J.V. Mallow. 2008. "Gender Issues in Science/Math Education (GISME)," over 700 Annotated References & 1000 URL's: Part 1 - All references in alphabetical order, online as a 8.5 MB pdf at <http://bit.ly/gXdrvR>; Part 2 - Some references in subject order, online as a 4.8 MB pdf at<http://bit.ly/fBTzqV>. Also, both are online as ref. 55 at my website <http://bit.ly/b2UsK6> and Jeffry Mallow's website <http://bit.ly/nvhr99>; see also my "Hake'sEdStuff" blog entry at <http://bit.ly/fSkr6W>.
Origgi, G. 2012. "Commitment to gender equity at scholarly conferences," online on the CLOSED! HoPoS-L archives at <http://bit.ly/Ryi5RN>. Post of 01 Oct 2012 18:09:57+0200 to HoPoS-L. (HoPoS = History of Philosophy of Science)