[Radio] Encouraging women in science

science-rhs_thumbWhile women outnumber men in science, tech and maths degrees at university, the participation of women in these industries drops off sharply for more senior paid positions.

Anna Kosmynina is a final year student at Macquarie University who recently attended an OECD forum thanks to Global Voices and published a research paper outlining recommendations to promote the involvement of women in science and technology fields. I asked her what she’d identified as the main barriers to greater female participation.

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