Looking at STEM workers in the oil and gas industry, this study finds significant differences in how men and women conceptualize work-life balance.
Researchers use diary entries and interviews to show how college students’ socialization into the field of engineering leads women to believe that they are a “bad fit."
The subtle elimination of bias in hiring decisions (in this case, via lifelong exposure to gender diversity through raising daughters) is both good for its own sake, and for firm performance.
In male-dominated fields, such as engineering, where women experience rapid mobility into managerial roles, this study suggests that an inverted role hierarchy may disadvantage such women.
In honor of International Women's Day, we held a panel discussion on Women in STEM with Huda Idrees, Founder and CEO of Dot Health; Andrea Stairs, CEO of eBay Canada; Marisa Sterling, Assistant Dean, Inclusivity and Diversity at the Lassonde School of Engineering; Jessica Yamoah, Founder of Innovate Inclusion.
How mixed-gender committees may lead to more biased results than all-male committees.
‘Diversity is our strength’: Americas Competitiveness Exchange highlights U of T Engineering leadership in diversity, robotics research
U of T Engineering News features Sarah Kaplan moderating a panel on women in STEM and entrepreneurship featuring Dean Cristina Amon, Stephenie Foster, Genevieve Tanguay and Trina Alexson at the sixth Americas Competitiveness Exchange