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March 11 2009

Women and Science

Allison Kasic

Yet another study shows that fewer women than men reach the highest levels in STEM fields because they have different priorities.  "Individual preferences" were the most powerful explanatory factor, according to the study.  More info here.  IWF on the subject here.
Keep this info in mind next time you hear politicians talk about the need to Title IX (aka regulate) the academic sciences to get more women involved.

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