Background reading:

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

http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=11741

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

Open access article: http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2012/09/14/1211286109

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

Article: http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/04/the-confidence-gap/359815/

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

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