Speaker

New York City, NY August 20, 2017
STEM in single-gender education, stereotype threat, and plugging the pipeline

The prejudices, and effects, about women's abilities in STEM fields — xkcd.com/385 — linger. You'd think that in a historically single-gender school, the stereotype threat effect would vanish, or at least lessen. And while that is statistically true, I want to talk about my experience after nine years in three different single-gender schools, and the implications for how we talk about "the pipeline."

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