The Bench Warmers Ep. 7: All the Science Ladies

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Gender bias and sexual harassment in the sciences have been all over the news lately. We talked to a bunch of women scientists about their experiences dealing with an ostensibly meritocratic and objective system that nevertheless treats men and women differently.

The Bench Warmers Ep. 7: All the Science Ladies – (Downloadable mp3. Right click link and choose “Save Link As…”)



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Part 1: Barbara Iglewski talks about salaries and Chemistry class

Part 2: Karyn Schmidt tells us a story about gender bias

Part 3: Katelynn tells us two stories, both about confounding stereotypes

Part 4: Helena Shomar talks about an unwelcome advance

Part 5: Fran Bagenal lays out some strategies for how science can get better


The statistics in the opening segment came from a PNAS paper from 2014

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