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Women in Physics around the World

September 6, 2014

Fascinating quotes about the status of Women in Physics from a variety of countries – gathered at the International Conference on Women in Physics in Waterloo, Canada and published in a short piece in Scientific American:

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/voices/2014/09/03/female-physicists-worldwide-fight-sexist-stereotypes/

I have heard a very successful, senior, female professor in the US say she felt left out of the loop when she wasn’t invited to play basketball with her lab after work in her early days – in Finland female scientists can’t go the men’s sauna after the conference😛.

 

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