Wednesday, July 20, 2016

How Men and Women can Help Reduce Gender Bias in the Workplace - THE GOOD MEN PROJECT

by Emma Johnston 
Originally published: July 20, 2016

 I am a professor and a newly minted pro vice chancellor and I have spent my entire research and working life with male bosses or supervisors. I have never reported to a woman.

This phenomenon is particularly acute in the fields of science, technology engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM).

It’s why more than 30 universities, six medical research institutions and four publicly funded research agencies have joined the Science in Australia Gender Equity pilot project (SAGE).