Women and advancement in neuropsychology: Real-life lessons learned

Robin C. Hilsabeck, Eileen M. Martin

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The number of women in neuropsychology has been increasing over the past 20 years while the number of women in senior and leadership positions within neuropsychology has not. The field of neuropsychology has much to gain by facilitating the advancement of women into leadership roles, including access to some of the brightest and creative minds in the field. The purpose of this article is to offer practical advice about how to overcome barriers and advance within neuropsychology. Suggestions for professional organizations, women, and mentors of women are provided that will likely benefit trainees and junior colleagues regardless of their gender.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)481-492
Number of pages12
JournalClinical Neuropsychologist
Issue number3
StatePublished - Apr 1 2010



  • Advancement
  • Advocacy
  • Leadership
  • Neuropsychology
  • Women

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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