Tag Archives: women

The 5 Biases Pushing Women Out of STEM

Harvard Business Review – By now, we’ve all heard about the low numbers of American women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Some argue it’s a pipeline issue – that if we can interest more young girls in STEM subjects, the issue will resolve itself over time. But that’s not convincing. After all, the […]

Speaking While Female

New York Times – YEARS ago, while producing the hit TV series “The Shield,” Glen Mazzara noticed that two young female writers were quiet during story meetings. He pulled them aside and encouraged them to speak up more. Watch what happens when we do, they replied. Almost every time they started to speak, they were […]

How to Get More Women to Join the Debate

New York Times blog – When Dylan Farrow posted a letter on this blog accusing Woody Allen of sexual assault, female commenters overwhelmingly supported her; male commenters were evenly split. These were among my findings when I studied nearly a million comments made on The New York Times website. Women and men differ substantially in […]