“Employee voice, or speaking up with information intended to help one’s group, can improve performance, help teams come up with creative solutions, and avoid issues that might hold them back. But new research finds that speaking up only benefits men, and only when they speak up to offer ideas rather than point out problems. The author found that women were not helped by speaking up, regardless of whether it was about ideas or problems. “
A repository of peer-reviewed research and resources discussing the challenges facing white women and men and women of colour in science.
The National Centre for Faculty Development and Diversity has a wonderful collection of resources for faculty, including workshops, webinars, and a wonderful Monday Motivator, weekly article to ensure you start your week right!
From the peer-review process to our very concept of what it means to be brilliant, studies show that women face subtle biases and structural barriers to success in the geosciences. Read this article to find out more about the gender gap facing geoscientists.
Researchers examined the prevalence of female first authorship among original research articles published over the past two decades (1994-2014) in six high impact general medical journals.
In this article, astronomer Meg Urry reflects on the current state of women in science careers, and urges scientists to work harder on equality.
Read this news article by Dr. Tamara Franz-Odendaal about how to engage girls in STEM, and lead the next generation of female scientists.
This two-part article by International Innovation features NSERC CWSE Dr’s Tamara Franz-Odendaal, Catherine Mavriplis and Annemieke Farenhorst who provide an insight into their individual programs that aim to recruit, retain and support women succeed in STEM fields.
Read the two part article by International Innovation featuring Dr.’s Tamara Franz-Odendaal, Catherine Mavriplis and Annemieke Farenhorst from the Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering (CWSE) Program. These articles were written in 2012.