Wired: Why Are Senior Female Scientists So Heavily Outnumbered by Men?

June 3rd, 2008 by jose

Anna Kushnir has an interesting letter to Wired where she describes how the proportion of women to men went from 7:1 in grad school to 1:7 in senior academic positions.

What is causing this switch? The comment section has a bunch of hypotheses. Worth a look.

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