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An article in "The NEW YORKER" reports that the tech industry has a gender discrimination problem.

Wednesday 4 November 2020
Almost half of the women who get tech jobs eventually leave the field, which is more than double the percentage of men who do so. https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/11/20/the-tech-industrys-gender-discrimination-problem

In the last century only 7 of the 185 winners of the Chemistry Nobel Prize have been women.

Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna
Wednesday 4 November 2020
Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna (from left to right) are winners of the Chemistry Nobel Prize 2020. https://www.dw.com/en/nobel-prize-in-chemistry-awarded-for-genetic-scissors-discovery/a-55182141

Is the administrators care more about the appearance than the reality of gender equality?

Monday 29 July 2019
In almost every institute you can see a publication and reports on the gender issue, but this is mainly for "show". In very few institutes one can find women in top positions (we, at MIGAL, have several), and the way to bring a change is to speak less and do more. What I mean is to have the…

Do you feel you have to choose between career and family responsibilities?

Monday 29 July 2019

Is there an apparent increase in women in positions of authority?

Monday 29 July 2019

Is there still gender discrimination in academia?

Saturday 27 July 2019
It seems that still some proactive steps must be taken to make it happen. People speak a lot, for years, but we can not see a big change in the attitude, nor in the administration.  Very few steps are taken seriously to change the situation and there is just a lot of talk. In many places, the…