When Women Thrive in Male-Dominated Workplaces

WILLIAM HALL AND TONI SCHMADER | August 7, 2019

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Although women are entering careers in science, technology, engineering, and math at higher rates than ever, a large number of women leave STEM because they do not feel fully accepted in these male-dominated workplaces. But new research exploring the day-to-day interactions of men and women in STEM workplaces finds that everyday conversations at work, especially with male colleagues, are important making women in STEM feel included.

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