Posts tagged STEM
What is gender equality in science?

Why do inequalities persist between male and female scientists, when the causes are well-researched and widely condemned? In part, because equality has many dimensions. Presenting eight definitions of gender equality, we show each is important but incomplete. Rigid application of any single equality indicator can therefore have perverse outcomes.

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Women in academic STEM: dual career and work-life perspectives

Issues associated with the underrepresentation of women in academic STEM continue to challenge colleges and universities. Despite multiple initiatives to remedy the "women problem" in STEM fields, progress has been slow and stubborn. Institutional responses to address equity and parity related to women academics need to consider work life perspectives, particularly dual careers.

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