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When Women Thrive in Male-Dominated Workplaces

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Women who work in traditional male fields can thrive when they are fully valued and respected by their organization and their male colleagues.

Will Saying Something Matter? Curbing Stereotyping and Prejudice through Confrontation

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Research on confronting stereotyping and prejudice suggests that individuals can play a role in curbing bias if they just speak up.

Michelle Obama is Taller than Barack Obama

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Why might a woman be told she did a “great job” at work yet be passed over for raises or a promotion? She may have been the victim of shifting standards.

Does biology explain why men outnumber women in tech?

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It’s no secret that Silicon Valley employs many more men than women in tech jobs. What’s much harder to agree on is why.

The recent anti-diversity memo by a now former Google engineer has pushed this topic into the spotlight. The writer argued there are ways to explain the gender gap in tech that don’t rely on bias and discrimination – specifically, biological sex differences. Setting aside how this assertion would affect questions about how to move toward greater equity in tech fields, how well does his wrap-up represent what researchers know about the science of sex and gender?

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