Addressing Gender Equity in Senior Leadership Roles in Translational Science
Dianna J Magliano, Vaughan G Macefield, Tracey M Ellis, Anna C Calkin
ACS PHARMACOLOGY & TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCE | AMER CHEMICAL SOC | Published : 2020
Inequities for women exist across many leverage points of an academic career in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM) disciplines, ranging from poorer success rates at promotion, reduced grant success, and a lower likelihood of invited conference presentations, to a propensity to undertake the lion's share of academic service roles. Moreover, an almost intractable salary gap exists, along with a stark under-representation of women in senior scientific leadership roles, widespread throughout the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, and Australia. Numerous factors have been put forward as contributors to this disparity, including the notions that these inequitie..View full abstract
Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
This work was supported in part by the Victorian Government Operational Infrastructure Support Program. We acknowledge funding support from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) for D.J. M. (APP1118161) and V.G.M. (APP1100038, APP1100040, and APP1100042). V.G.M. and A.C.C. acknowledge fellowship support from the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute.