Tag Archive for: gender gap

It’s not you, it’s me: An exploration of mentoring experiences for women in STEM

Saffie-Robertson, Ma. C. (2020). It’s Not You, It’s Me: An Exploration of Mentoring Experiences for Women in STEM. Sex Roles. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11199-020-01129-x Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Although mentoring programs can help bridge the gender gap in STEM, research indicates that men are being mentored more than their female colleagues This qualitative study examines […]

For women, a gender gap persists on youth coaching sidelines

BY KARA YORIO, staff writer North Jersey News When Diana Murphy walked into a Clifton gym a couple of years ago ready to coach basketball with a team of first- and second-grade boys and girls, the men already on the courts told her, “The girls play in the other gym.” Murphy responded with a stunned, […]