Sapna Cheryan was quoted in a Digital Journal Op-Ed about women’s underrepresentation in stem fields.
From Digital Journal
Op-Ed: Women continue to be underrepresented in STEM field
Despite government campaigns women remain underrepresented in science and technology. Despite what an infamous ex-Google employee wrote, this is nothing innate. The low levels reflect institutional and societal biases.
Sapna Cheryan, a UW associate professor of psychology,told Phys.org last year : "There is widespread knowledge that women are underrepresented in STEM, but people tend to lump STEM fields together. This is one of the first attempts to really dig down into why women are more underrepresented in some STEM fields than others."
Read the entire article here.