Journal article

Identifying Barriers to Career Progression for Women in Science: Is COVID-19 Creating New Challenges?

Diana S Hansen

Trends in Parasitology | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2020


This article summarizes discussions at a Gender Equity Workshop run during the Molecular Approaches to Malaria Conference in February 2020. Barriers to career progression in science for women and minority groups, along with suggestions to overcome ongoing roadblocks, are discussed. The emerging challenges that coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is bringing to this sector are also considered.

University of Melbourne Researchers


Funding Acknowledgements

The author is supported by the Australian Government National Health and Medical Research Council Independent Research Institutes Infrastructure Support Scheme and the Australian Academy of Science Regional Collaboration Grant.