Discouraging Gender Stereotypes in Unconventional Careers, Part 1 - 2011
“Stereotypes of Computer Scientists and Their Consequences for Women’s Participation.” Women continue to be underrepresented in the sciences and engineering and in leadership positions within politics and business despite considerable gains made in other areas over the last few decades. Drs. Cheryan and Eagly examine the social and structural obstacles that contribute to this underrepresentation. They will also share promising individual strategies and institutional interventions that promote gender equality in traditionally male-dominated domains.