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I’m late on the News…

So here’s a bunch : Nature has published an interesting historical piece about women in labs during World War I and how it didn’t really succeed in giving them a longer term access to science : Women in science: A … Continue reading

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“Inspire her mind” : Verizon tackles stereotypes keeping girls out of STEM.

It seems that feminist-washing is a new thing for big bad brands. It makes me very, very uncomfortable when it’s the beauty industry using feminist themes to sell cosmetic products, like Dove promoting “real beauty” (Dove is going to rescue … Continue reading

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Do babies matter?

The biggest drop in the proportion of women in academia occurs at the post-doc level, e.g. when society says our biological clocks should be screaming “babies”. So naturally the first explanation that comes to mind for the leaky pipeline phenomenon … Continue reading

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