By Sue V. Rosser
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Sincerely, Sue V. Rosser **Through the manuscript [**] indicates that the material in  was added by Rosser. The ﬁrst two e-mail questions were as follows: 1. What are the most signiﬁcant issues/challenges/opportunities facing women scientists and engineers today as they plan their careers. 2. How does the laboratory climate (or its equivalent in your subdiscipline) impact upon the careers of women scientists and engineers. Recipients responded in their own words to these open-ended questions, usually in sentences, but sometimes in phrases or paragraphs, since no Likert Scale, multiple choice, or rank order options were given.
2 focuses on the number of aggregated responses given to Question 2 from 1997 to 2000 compared to the aggregated responses for 2012. The arrows show differences in ranking or whether a particular response moved up or down in position or stayed approximately the same. 1), for Question 2, many of the responses moved four or more positions up or down. This provides further evidence that responses to Question 2 reﬂect less consensus as well as less stability over the decade. 11 shows the responses to Question 2 when the data from all four years are pooled and categorized by the NSF directorate of the awardee.
Speciﬁcally, Responses 10 and 12 (considered in Category D in Rosser and Zieseniss 2000) were moved to Category B. 7 2 REVISITING POWRE AWARDEES AFTER A DECADE: CONTINUING ISSUES . . 43 than pressure to balance career and family, as they did in 1997–2000. Engineers have a slightly higher response rate in Category B in 2012. Category D (Responses 9, 11, 13, and 14) identiﬁes barriers of overt harassment and discrimination faced by female scientists and engineers. 8). The study by Jahren (2016) and the controversy about the failure of elite institutions such as University of California at Berkeley to adequately discipline and remove known sexual harassers such as Geoff Marcy because of his prominence in astronomy (Clery 2015), document continuing issues of harassment and discrimination.