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.
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.
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.