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How can a woman become a pilot in such a male dominated field?

I’ve always loved planes, they’re never scared me, in fact, I’ve always felt safe in them somehow. I want to be a pilot, but knowing that the chances of them choosing a man surpasses the chance of a woman being chosen is frightening. I mean, how many times have you boarded a plane and heard a...

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Andrei Levcovici’s Avatar Robert Ginnetti’s Avatar
Active Mar 16 at 15:32

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Posted by Aliyah A.’s Avatar Aliyah A.
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Andrei Levcovici | Chief Inspector at Flexjet Hello Aliyah,If you want to be a pilot, then be a ...

What should I expect when it comes to sexism and racism in the STEM field, because I know it's quite pervasive in the US?

I'm South Asian, muslim, and a woman, and so far I've not experienced a lot of sexist or racist treatment, but I expect I'll run into it eventually. Is there any ideology I should keep in mind, or any resources I should look into? #racism #sexism #biology #biotechnology...

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Active Feb 01 at 04:01

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Posted by Fathima M.’s Avatar Fathima M.
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Jacob Cavazos | Dynamic, Highly Motivated Research Scientist Expect to face it on a regular basis. Expect to overcome ...

Are there equal engineering opportunities for girls?

Are there equal engineering opportunities for girls? #engineering #engineer #women #women-in-tech #equality...

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Greg Roelofs’s Avatar Jennifer Glendy Clausing’s Avatar Claire Shields’s Avatar Simon Robson’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:15

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Greg Roelofs | Software engineer, data infrastructure at LinkedIn It's difficult to answer that question definitively without a lot of ...

As a woman hoping to enter the field of neuroscience, what are the best ways to combat the idea that cutting-edge STEM fields are better suited to men?

As a future psychologist, neuroscientist, and/or neurobiology researcher, I am concerned about the male-centric views surrounding STEM fields. As a feminist, though, I won't let this deter me. I am only wondering how other women studying and/or working in STEM, especially in psychology or...

#biology #psychology #neurobiology #gender #research #therapy #sexism #neuroscience

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:47

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Posted by Emily T.’s Avatar Emily T.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Emily, I, personally work in the field of neuroscience, as ...

For female professionals: Have you even encountered any obstacles obtaining leadership positions because of your gender, and if so, how did you handle those challenges?

I've always had slight concerns about being a woman pursuing a historically male-dominated field (in my case, psychology research/professorship), and I was curious what have been the experiences of women in leadership positions. Was it difficult getting where you are because of your gender? Are...

#women-in-stem #women-in-leadership #women-in-higher-ed #leadership #women-in-engineering #women-in-tech #sexism #women

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:43

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Meg Layton | Director of Security Intelligence and Critical Response Engineering, ... These challenges still exist, although not as much as twenty years ...
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