Jackson Via
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Am I Really Sexist?

At least that’s what current studies are showing. Sexism of the brash and vulgar kind (cough TRUMP cough) isn’t nearly as common today as the subtle little ways we put each other in boxes and hold each other back. This article is super interesting. A research team sent science faculty at some big universities applications for scientist positions they had open. The resumes were EXACTLY THE SAME, except for a male or female name. BUT THE RESUME WITH THE MALE NAME was always ranked higher and even given HIGHER PAY.

https://www.fastcompany.com/3031101/the-future-of-work/the-new-subtle-sexism-toward-women-in-the-workplace

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Debra Andrews
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This resonates with an article I recently read that explained how the automated tracking systems used to preselect job applications gives LOWER rating to applications with ethnic names. It’s crazy!

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Michaella DeBrito
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i think deceptive bias principles are common practice for all underserved communities. The H. Clinton campaign probably isn’t the best examples but it shows how we struggle to accept women in positions of power.

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Ted Francis
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I’ve noticed more women working in middle management jobs or higher. I can’t remember the last time I had a male manager or department director. Not sure if they earn the same or more than their male counterparts though but it's just a matter of time before more women climb into power positions where they can directly influence that issue.

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