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Published by Wider Opportunities for Women, Inc. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • High technology and education -- United States,
  • Vocational education for women -- United States,
  • High technology industry,
  • Computer industry,
  • Communications industry,
  • Space weapons industry,
  • Women -- Employment -- United States

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Edition Notes

StatementChristine E. Kaplan.
ContributionsWider Opportunities for Women, Inc.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 binders. tables.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18083184M

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