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Alignment with Tech Stereotypes Predicts Success for Men and Women in Tech

Oct 29 2017

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Research demonstrates that cultural stereotypes impact women in STEM throughout their careers.

ARTICLE BY: ALISON WYNN, CLAYMAN GRADUATE DISSERTATION FELLOW

 

"Simply getting more women to enter STEM fields, while helpful, will not solve the gender problem. Our findings suggest that if tech companies could improve their cultural environments, they could retain more women. Because, as long as cultural stereotypes continue to make women feel like they don’t fit in, women will be less likely to identify with their professions and more likely to leave tech jobs in higher numbers than men."

View the full article at the Clayman Institute website.