Gender

Disciplines That Expect "Brilliance" Tend to Punish Women, Study Finds

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Disciplines That Expect "Brilliance" Tend to Punish Women, Study Finds
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The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Kay Dowgun

New research has found that women tend to be underrepresented in disciplines whose practitioners think innate talent or "brilliance" is required to succeed. According to the findings, that’s true across science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, the STEM fields; humanities; and the social sciences. The research—led by Sarah-Jane Leslie, a philosophy professor at Princeton University, and Andrei Cimpian, an associate professor of psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign—was published in the journal Science.

The Complicated Origins of ‘Having It All’

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The Complicated Origins of ‘Having It All’
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New York Times
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Judi C Casey

Book Release! Gender & Work-Family

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Book
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Book Release! Gender & Work-Family
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Springer Publishing
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Maura Mills, Hofstra University

I am thrilled to announce the recent release of the edited book “Gender and the Work-Family Experience: An Intersection of Two Domains”.  Wi

Can More Full Time Fathers and Breadwinner Mothers Unstall the Revolution?

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Blog
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Can More Full Time Fathers and Breadwinner Mothers Unstall the Revolution?
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Gender & Society Blog
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Noelle Chesley, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Stay-at-Home fathers and their counterparts, “breadwinner” mothers, are a hot topic, in part because growing numbers of parents in these roles provide circumstantial evidence of greater gender egalitarianism.

Women at Work: A Guide for Men

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Women at Work: A Guide for Men
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Wall Street Journal
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Judi C Casey

Even the most well-intentioned male managers can be clueless when dealing with women in the workplace

21st Century Shipbuilding

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21st Century Shipbuilding
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Working Mums Magazine UK
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Judi C Casey

The job of transforming a traditional, male-dominated company into one of the most progressive in the shipbuilding business is rather akin to turning an ocean-bound tanker around in a storm. It's not for the faint-hearted.

When Talking About Bias Backfires

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News Article
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When Talking About Bias Backfires
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New York Times
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Judi C Casey

Adam Grant and Sheryl Sandberg on Discrimination at Work

What HR Can Do to Fix the Gender Pay Gap

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News Article
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What HR Can Do to Fix the Gender Pay Gap
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network
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Judi C Casey

Call for Proposals - 2015 Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN) Forum

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Conference
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Call for Proposals - 2015 Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN) Forum
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http://www.wepan.org/?page=A7
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Jennifer Groh - Purdue University

Even Among Harvard Graduates, Women Fall Short of Their Work Expectations

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News Article
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Even Among Harvard Graduates, Women Fall Short of Their Work Expectations
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New York Times The Opinion Pages
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Judi Casey
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