Athena Swan

Athena Swan promotes and supports the careers of women in Science, Engineering and Technology (STEM), and aims to address gender inequalities and imbalance in these disciplines and, in particular, the under-representation of women in senior roles.

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Interesting read

ScienceGrrl is 'a broad-based, grassroots organisation celebrating and supporting women in science; a network of people who are passionate about passing on our love of science on to the next generation.'
They have put together a report on STEM skill shortages and the lack of female representation in these fields called 'Through Both Eyes: the case for a Gender lens in STEM,' with particular emphasis on the unconscious biases we all have (as discussed at the university's Athena SWAN conference in March).

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