When women are confronted with negative stereotypes about women and math ability, they underperform on math examinations, and activity in brain regions associated with depression and social rejection is seen.
Showing the number of current applicants for a job posting increases the likelihood that job seekers—especially women—will apply.
In a study of Malawi farmers, women learn an agricultural technique as easily as men, but are unsuccessful in spreading this knowledge to others.
Encouragement via email can increase female students’ interest in STEM conferences.
An organizational intervention that promotes workers’ flexibility and supervisor support increases job-related well-being among IT workers, as well as general well-being among women.