In January I made an unexpected trip to Edmonton, where I lived in the early ‘90s while I attended the
University of Alberta. Some things have changed, some are the same – like -30C weather that time of year – and some have adapted, like the student newspaper the . When I was a U of A student the Gateway Gateway was a once-weekly newspaper, but it now posts most of its stories online, and the print version is a monthly magazine.
An article in the January issue of the caught my attention because it reminded me of a terrible event Gateway (more…) Like this: Like Loading...
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It’s no secret that
women are underrepresented in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) occupations. There’s several possible reasons for this: not much encouragement for girls or women to take courses in these subjects, lack of visible role models, and lack of support in the workplace. But a set of studies documented in a new article in raises another potential problem for women in STEM occupations: gender-related discrimination in co-workers’ evaluations of their expertise. Administrative Science Quarterly
The three studies described in the article, by
Penn State professor Aparna Joshi, looked at (more…) Like this: Like Loading...
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