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In which I rant about "we only choose the best conference proposals and we can't help it if they're mostly from men" #NewMR #MRX
I’ve had this post on my mind for many months now but I’ve been hesitant to write it. It seems today is the day.
If you’ve been following my speaker gender ratio… 745 more words
In this blog are a couple links that 20something women on okcupid thought were worth sharing with virtual suitors. I came across them manually, but in the future I’d automate the process and publish statistics like those people who mapped the blogsphere in 2007 (see default image). 185 more words
1)Gender Ratio and the irony :-
- Even given the small genetic and biological advantage that boys enjoy, meaning that a slightly larger number of boys than girls are naturally born, there is an implication of pre-natal sex selection which is leading to more boys being born. 1,210 more words
In her blog, xykademiqz just posted Benevolently Sexist, which I excerpt part of here:
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For probably several years now he has been spearheading this notion, backed by research but not in the literal form he seems to espouse, that we need to pitch our field as the haven for those people who want to help others and that we need to do it specifically so that we would attract more women students.