My current research with Associate Professor Mindi Foster assesses the consequences of confronting sexism in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Further, I test various experimental interventions to buffer women in STEM from the perceived and directed social costs of confrontation. My research is inspired by the work I do as Student Research Coordinator of the Laurier Centre for Women in Science (WinS) – a research centre that supports and facilitates research by women and about women in science and mathematical social sciences.
Turning my research into a photo series (#DistractinglySexist: Confronting Sexism in Canada’s Tech Triangle) was quite unexpected, but has now reached people in the local community, New York, Los Angeles, and Texas.
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