On my previous comment:
"Hierarchy 101: Summers, Women and Math by Childress and Childress"
To find out how to increase women's participation in math and science, don't ask a guy at the top of the academic and social hierarchy. Ask people who are routinely discouraged by the way math and science are made to seem out of their reach. The full article can be found at: http://www.womenenews.org/article.cfm/dyn/aid/2221
(from Women's eNews News Desk)