Para leer en español, haz clik aquí By Kristin Dacey and Sanola Daley* Follow @kristin_dacey Follow @ariels_voice Women are not smart enough to be engineers. Women are not good at math. Isn’t this why globally men earn 70% of doctoral degrees in mathematics and the world rejoiced recently that a woman – Maryam Mirzakhani –won the top prize in mathematics for the first … [Read more...] about Math and science are for men, right?
Women at the wheel, the danger is real?
Para leer en español, haz click aquí By Luz Caballero* Follow @luzcaballero The sentence has rhythm, but it is not true. Road accidents are the leading cause of deaths not related to health in the world. 1.24 million of people die annually in traffic accidents. Around 46% of them are known as vulnerable road users: pedestrians, cyclist and motorcyclists. Most (56%) are … [Read more...] about Women at the wheel, the danger is real?
Invitation accepted: I am part of #Heforshe
Para leer en español, haz click aquí [vsw id="P8GQ2rWjpGw" source="youtube" width="500" height="344" autoplay="no"] Recently, the English actress Emma Watson sent me an invitation. I know, there is an abyss between us: age, interests, backgrounds –even an ocean. But despite all of this, how can I say no to this request? Men: I would like to take this opportunity to … [Read more...] about Invitation accepted: I am part of #Heforshe
Is there a gender confidence gap?
Para leer en español, haz clik aquí Follow @calemann A recently published book claims that there is one. Compared with men, it alleges, women don’t consider themselves as ready for promotions, they predict they will do worse on tests, undervalue their scientific skills, and generally underestimate their abilities, therefore opting out of many educational, employment and … [Read more...] about Is there a gender confidence gap?
Why women matter at Facebook
Follow @joseluisl Para leer en español, haz clic aquí Did you know that women are less connected than men to Internet and social media? Or that they are less savvy Internet users? Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Marne Levine, Vice President of Global Public Policy at Facebook, to discuss the social and economic implications of this gender digital gap, … [Read more...] about Why women matter at Facebook