Women are underrepresented in the top ranks of academic science, but they attend grad school in equal numbers as men. NPR’s Rachel Martin talks to science correspondent Joe Palca about the disparity.
Has a colleague ever said something to you that wasn’t outright racist, sexist, or homophobic, but kind of rubbed you the wrong way? Tell Me More looks at how to handle micro aggressions at work.
New research explores gender disparities in business school enrollment by the different ways men and women appear to process ethical compromise.
When Emily Amanatullah was a graduate student studying management, she couldn’t help noticing that a lot of the classic advice in the field was aimed more at men than women. Negotiation tactics in particular seemed tougher for women to master….
As the first woman to lead the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde is among an elite group of people determining how money is saved, spent and invested worldwide. In this interview, Lagarde explains why it’s important, from an economic perspective, to ensure that women have fair and equal access to the job market. She also …
By Shankar Vedantam This story examines a February 2014 study by Harvard University economists Richard Freeman and Wei Huang which examined the effect of ethnic diversity on the success of teams that produce scientific research. The study suggests that team diversity plays a big role in success. While scientists disproportionately write papers with those of …
If your to-do list is so long that you are overwhelmed just looking at it, and if your list has you mentally racing back and forth between your responsibilities to your children and your job, this interview with Brigid Schulte, author of Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has the Time, may be …
Tell Me More looks at strategies being used to encourage more young women to enter tech fields in the US, and what the international community is doing differently — for better and worse.
Tell Me More celebrates Women’s History Month with the series “Women in Tech.” Diverse voices will share ideas on bridging the gender gap in tech fields.
By Jennifer Ludden Many people may think of a “remote worker” as a harried mom in her bathrobe or a 20-something at a coffee shop. But that image doesn’t actually reflect who is working outside the office, according to a new study.