Gender diversity in academia

Although we’d all like academia to be a true meritocracy, ample research shows that implicit biases create significant hurdles to achieving diversity in our communities.

Here is an overview of the data (showing both the extent to which gender biases cause problems in science, and the different factors that may be significant contributors) and possible solutions. Different iterations of slides I presented on this topic are here and here.

What’s the problem?

What’s going on here? Personal stories and case studies

What’s going on here? Observational studies

What’s going on here? Randomized studies

But surely I’m unbiased?

What can I do?

What can we do as a community?

Will any of this work?

Further resources

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