Women ask fewer questions than men in academic seminars

“During academic seminars, any given question is 2.5 times more likely to be asked by a male than a female audience member. Alecia Carter reports on this research, which suggests that internalised gender stereotypes are at least partly responsible for the observed imbalance, both in men’s participation and women’s lack of it …” (more)

[LSE Impact Blog, 17 January]

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