A new, data-based checklist to help boost women in science leadership

Gender equity in academic science may seem like a pipe dream, with the percentage of scientific leadership positions held by women in institutions a mere 5-20%

However, new data from science societies – the professional associations that bring researchers of a particular speciality together – tell a different story.

Published today, research from my colleagues and I shows that globally, women make up about 33% of zoological society boards, and about 25% of executive positions (presidents, vice presidents, treasurers and secretaries).

More information: https://theconversation.com/a-new-data-based-checklist-to-help-boost-women-in-science-leadership-97373

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