Sunday, July 13, 2014

Storify on Gender in Academia

In a recent post, I tried to call everybody on board for the STEM fields - everybody who is interested in these studies, regardless of their gender, religion, age, social status, and other differentiations we might make among people. But while attempting to get my message across, I started with a capital mistake - excusing myself beforehand because I don't know enough about the topic to speak up. I didn't even notice I started the race by shooting myself in the foot.

Luckily, I got a reaction on Twitter to draw my attention to the fact that we all should speak up and shine brightly - and this remark was the start of an interesting Twitter conversation:

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