Sexual Harassment in the Sciences: Steps Forward
Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 2-3 pm ET
“It never occurred to me that I wouldn't be safe at a conference with other chemists,” “Nicole” said in a C&EN article about sexual harassment in chemistry. Although we hear stories about sexual harassment in the entertainment industry, it is also pervasive in science. Surveys show that across the nation nearly a quarter of all women have been harassed at work. Join Kate Clancy, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois, as she discusses her several publications on sexual harassment in the sciences, as well as upcoming work in engineering. During this interactive broadcast, Dr. Clancy will also talk about how universities and individuals should address the problem moving forward.
What You Will Learn
- What is sexual harassment
- Why sexual harassment is prevalent in science
- How to address sexual harassment in your science workplace
- Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 2-3 pm ET
- Fee: Free to Attend
- Download Kathryn's Slides
- Confronting Sexual Harassment in Chemistry – C&EN
- Signaling Safety: Characterizing Fieldwork Experiences and Their Implications for Career Trajectories - American Anthropologist
- Double jeopardy in astronomy and planetary science: Women of color face greater risks of gendered and racial harassment - Journal of Geophysical Research
- Survey of Academic Field Experiences (SAFE): Trainees Report Harassment and Assault - PLOS ONE
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