On today’s episode, Rackeb Tesfaye and Evelyne Kasparek explore the disproportionate representation of women in science fields.
The show is pleased to have Dr. Heather Read, Associate Professor of Psychological Sciences and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Connecticut, who will be explaining BIAS WATCH NEURO! A project dedicated to tackling the disproportionate representation of women in academic conferences.
Want to learn more about Bias Watch Neuro? Check out this awesome recent article about it in the New York Times.
Check out also the local McGill University Students Scientista initiative.
Gender inequality in science is very real in Canada. See this article from MacLeans.