Celebrating International Women’s Day
March 8th is International Women’s Day. Led by the Department for Women and Gender Equality, the theme for 2019, #InnovateForChange, draws attention to the underrepresentation of women in fields like science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
In additional to the recent themed issue of The Lancet, which focused on advancing women in science, medicine and global health, several articles have been published addressing the gender gap and gender equity in STEM fields:
- Holman, L., Stuart-Fox, D., & Hauser, C. E. (2018). The gender gap in science: How long until women are equally represented?. PLoS biology, 16(4),
- Treadwell H. M. (2019). Wages and Women in Health Care: The Race and Gender Gap. American journal of public health, 109(2), 208-209,
- Tabernero J. (2018). All change: closing the gender gap in oncology. ESMO open, 3(7),
- Butkus, R. (2018). Achieving Gender Equity in Physician Compensation and Career Advancement. Annals of Internal Medicine, 168(10), 721-723.
You can find more articles on the gender gap in STEM fields here.
Published March 5, 2019