Also this week: why flex-time policies favor men; the gender pay gap in the professoriate.
Also this week: diversity officers under Trump; a look at how far women have come and far we still have to go; what songbirds can teach us about diversity and problem-solving.
Each week, we read news about hiring, diversity, and the workplace, so you don’t have to. This week: A day without women; strategies for shrinking the gender gap; why black workers hired by referral are more apt to be promoted.
Each week, we read news about hiring, diversity, and the workplace, so you don’t have to. This week: proof that age discrimination exists; the class wage gap; the bias against black women with natural hair; how to respond when a co-worker makes an inappropriate comment; and more.
What are the best ways to ask and answer questions about race, ethnicity, and inclusion?
Plenty of women are earning Ph.D.s in a variety of disciplines yet too many conference panels still feature only men.
Also in our weekly roundup of the best conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: how to write a diversity statement.
A study finds the pervasive misuse of test scores and too much homophily.
The students’ “Call to Action” listed some two dozen recent microaggressions and acts of bias — including my course.
What we need is a major coordinated national effort that says “this is happening, and your institution should get on board, or else.”
For women in fields that skew male, inappropriate comments are a routine part of attending scholarly meetings.
When the only story you’ve ever been told about yourself has a bad ending, you start to believe it’s inevitable.
I am weary of listening to ‘funny’ observations about my race.
Why I will no longer be “laughing off” your insensitive remarks.
Do professors of color face greater scrutiny of their appearance?