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Discrimination in education

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View Resource Women in Science and Engineering: Lagging Behind or Forging Ahead?

Barbara McClintock, a pioneer and giant in the world of genetics, not to mention science in general, was born over a hundred years ago into an era of gender roles that essentially dictated where a girl would go in life. Today, while there may not be an overwhelming embracing of traditional gender roles, many hard-to-shake undercurrents of sexism remain. In fact, with regard to the sciences and...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2004/0116