On quotas in Academia – do we need them?

“As a graduate student I was asked to participate in a ‘women in science’ group. I refused. I was an old(er) grad student compared to my cohort, my goal was to get in and get out as fast as practically possible, so that I could be gainfully employed. I’d spent years working very low-paying jobs and I was over it, anything optional that was going to delay me from finishing my PhD quickly …” (more)

[Sylvia McLainn, Girl, Interrupting, 24 March]

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