What is it like to be a woman in STEMM? Gender bias, sexual harassment, and the myth of meritocracy.

Date: July 4, 2017
Time: 8pm

Location:

Royal Society Room, TMAG, Hobart
Dunn Pl, Hobart TAS 7000

Details:

Dr Meredith Nash, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Tasmania, researches the depth and enduring character of gender-based inequalities of positions and power.

Join Dr Nash as she discusses Gender bias, sexual harassment, and the myth of meritocracy in STEMM. Her lecture draws on data from an ongoing sociological study focusing on the leadership experiences of 25 women in STEMM fields. These women were participants in a three-week leadership program in Antarctica in December 2016.

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Event audience: Everyone

Categories
  • Across the Sciences
  • Antarctic Science
  • Social Science