Topics of interest

BREWS discussions focus on data regarding both barriers to equity and potential solutions. Here’s a list (by no means exhaustive) of some topics of interest:

Implicit bias

Life history timing

Sexual harassment

Sexism in the workplace (e.g., interruptions, being put down, devaluing of women’s contributions)

Networking and strategies for collaboration

Interactions between gender and management styles

Mental health issues

Leaky pipeline

Intersections between sexism and racism

Stereotype threat (poor performance triggered by awareness of discrimination)

Imposter syndrome

Financial planning and wage disparities

Benefits of diversity