Nathan C. Emery, Ellen K. Bledsoe, Andrew O. Hasley, Carrie Diaz Eaton
This article is meant to contribute to the ongoing conversation and propose some guidance to ecologists and evolutionary scientists by describing and providing research-based practices to implement in everyday teaching and research settings
Despite efforts to diversify the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, new research from the University of Georgia suggests that women remain underrepresented in STEM fields in federal jobs.
So how can professional engineers contribute as individuals, leaders, and within their organizations to improve the diversity amongst the engineering workforce? It is important to acknowledge that this is both an internal personal development journey, as well as an external journey as a professional.
Gemma M. C. van Ruitenbeek, Fred R. H. Zijlstra, Ute R. Hülsheger
We need to explore how people with LWC can be employed in regular work, and because we want to strive for sustainable employment for this target group, we also need to have an eye on their opportunities for workplace learning and development.
Although it has been reported extensively that academia has a racism and sexism problem, the intersection of race and gender in academia is one that is not often highlighted and thus unacknowledged. The reality is that racism and sexism have a double-dose effect for Black women in academia.
Increasing everyday levels of LGBTQ+ phobia and other forms of identity-based prejudice reveal the need for systematic attention across the versatile geographic discipline to the belonging and safety of LGBTQ+ field researchers.
The purpose of this paper is to explain why differences make such a difference by drawing on an historical, institutional, and structural account of intergroup relations and to show the relevance in the present of what has in the past shaped the differences that we take for granted as essential, enduring, and consequential.
Aaron Baldwin, Taylor Berninger, Barbara Harrison, Erica Ramos, Molly A. McGinniss
According to US Census data, by 2044, more than half of individuals living in the United States are expected to be from a racial or ethnic minority group; however, this level of diversity is not reflected in the genetic counseling workforce.
Trevion S. Henderson, Katie A. Shoemaker, Lisa R. Lattuca
Personal characteristics (e.g., race/ethnicity, gender, and precollege experiences) are known to shape students' pathways to engineering, as well as persistence decisions in college. However, the role of psychological cost in postgraduation intentions has received less scholarly attention.