Tag Archives: Gender

‘Power shift’ needed to improve gender balance in energy research

Women still face significant barriers in forging successful and influential careers in UK energy research, a new high-level report has revealed. A team of experts from the University of Exeter’s Energy Policy Group has analysed gender balance within the crucial field of energy research and spoken to female researchers about their experiences of academic life.… Read More »

Who gets to decide when a 14-year-old wants to change gender? The child, the hospital, the battling parents?

In many ways, Max is a typical 14-year-old. He eschews soft music in favour of rock and heavy metal, likes to wear hoodies, giggles when he’s nervous and has a flair for drawing animals. He can be opinionated and sarcastic one moment, shy and withdrawn the next. His insecurities, however, run deeper than run-of-the-mill teenaged… Read More »

Women in HIT Leadership, Part 2: Challenging Gender Stereotypes

Sarah Richardson, CIO, Calif. Market, Healthcare Partners Tressa Springmann, VP & CIO, LifeBridge Health Julie Bonello, CIO, Rush Health Women and men are inherently different. Men are better negotiators, more confident, and more likely to take risks. Women, on the other hand, are better team players and are more mission-driven. We’ve heard these sentiments so… Read More »