Background reading:

Beyond Bias and Barriers: Fulfilling the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering (2007)

October 1, 6pm, Jenkins 107: Both men and women discriminate against women in the scientific workplace

Open access article:

Science faculty’s subtle gender biases favor male students (2012) Moss-Racusin, C.A., J.F. Dovidio, V.L. Brescoll, M.J. Graham, & J. Handelsman, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109: 16474-9

November 12, 6pm, Jenkins 107: What is Unconscious Bias?

And what can we all do to avoid bias in our professional interactions?

December 3, 6pm, Jenkins 107: The confidence gap


Kay, K. & C. Shipman, The confidence gap, in The Atlantic2014, Atlantic Media Company: Washington, DC.