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Report: Gender Bias Prevalent in Academia

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Report: Gender Bias Prevalent in Academia

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Report: Gender Bias Prevalent in Academia

Report: Gender Bias Prevalent in Academia

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One of the authors of a new report on women in science and technology that calls for immediate, dramatic reforms to counter gender biases in academic positions.

Guest:

Maria Zuber, member, National Academies' Committee on Maximizing the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering; E.A. Griswold Professor of Geophysics, head, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology