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The Gender Gap in STEM - The sex differences in academic strengths and pursuit of STEM degrees rise with increases in national gender equality

The underrepresentation of girls and women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields is a continual concern for social scientists and policymakers. Using an international database on adolescent achievement in science, mathematics, and reading (N = 472,242), we showed that girls performed similarly to or better than boys in science in two of every three countries, and in nearly all countries, more girls appeared capable of college-level STEM study than had enrolled. 102 more words

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The Gender Gap in Computer Science — A Bibliometric Analysis

We’re happy to share new research conducted by Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), on The Gender Gap in Computer Science — A Bibliometric Analysis which is using… 280 more words


The best thing women can do

“The best thing women can do,” the Facebook comment began. “Is to start writing and producing films. Getting content out there because let’s face it 90% of the content is driven by male leads (which is slowly changing).” 1,325 more words


What's it like to be a working mother in China? We asked a Chinese mom

In Japan, working mothers are often frowned upon, but is it the same in China? 1,109 more words


The formula for success

The world of work is changing. Skills that were valuable only a decade or two ago seem less valuable nowadays, displaced by newer trends and technologies. 852 more words


Happy (Belated) International Women's Day

March 8 is International Women’s Day, in case you didn’t know. I didn’t…oops :)

Coincidently, Nathalia Gjersoe published a piece via The Guardian examining gender gaps in STEM. 296 more words

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Equal Pay For Equal Play

The 21st century has been a year of great improvements in many categories of life, but some areas are lacking love. Specifically, a women athlete’s salary. 574 more words