- Some Universities Crack Code in Drawing Women to Computer Science | The New York Times: Recent changes at Carnegie Mellon, Harvey Mudd, and the University of Washington that may be improving gender ratios in computer science. (17 July)
- One Reason Women Fare Worse in Negotiations? People Lie to Them | Slate: “New research supports my fear: The stereotype that women are incompetent makes people more likely to lie to them during negotiations.” (29 July)
- On Balancing Career and Family as a Woman of Color | Michel Martin, National Journal: “For women of color—including women who are as privileged as I am, working in the same kinds of high-pressure circles—questions about work and life and career can be far more complicated than for similarly situated white women.” (26 July)
- Richard Dawkins doesn’t speak for me… so, who does? | The Contemplative Mammoth: Problems that arise when the same few men act as spokespeople for all popular science. (30 July)
- Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blockbusters Overwhelmingly White, Male | the open book: A cool infographic about 100 top-grossing science fiction and fantasy movies, and interviews with two activists trying to improve representation. (29 July)
- How Dungeons and Dragons is endorsing the darkest parts of the RPG community | Fail Forward: Two consultants for Dungeons and Dragons are known for harassing women, people of color, and LGBTQ people in the community. (31 July)
- The conversation about sexism in tech we should be having | The Daily Dot: “[Leigh] Honeywell speaks to the next iteration of the conversation about sexism in tech: Okay, it’s a problem. So what do we do about it?” (30 July)
- Five myths about the gender pay gap | The Washington Post: “…the pay gap is widest in some of the highest-paying fields. Female financial specialists make 66 percent of what their male counterparts make, female doctors earn 71 percent, and female lawyers and judges make 82 percent.” (25 July)
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