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.

Sunday, 2 November 2014

In the news

Handling of Sexual Harassment Case Poses Larger Questions at Yale - NY Times, 1 November 2014
By: Tamar Lewin

NEW HAVEN — A sexual harassment case that has been unfolding without public notice for nearly five years within the Yale School of Medicine has roiled the institution and led to new allegations that the university is insensitive to instances of harassment against women.
The case involves a former head of cardiology who professed his love to a young Italian researcher at the school and sought to intervene in her relationship with a fellow cardiologist under his supervision.
A university committee recommended that he be permanently removed from his position, but the provost reduced that penalty to an 18-month suspension.

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