In 2012, behavioural scientist Corinne Moss-Racusin led a study for Yale. She and her team sent out one resume to over a hundred scientists asking them to evaluate the individual’s suitability for a lab assistant’s post. Half of those otherwise identical resumes had a female name.
Scientists across the board consistently rated the “women” lower in terms of competence and hire-ability. They were less willing to mentor the “women” and suggested lower starting compensation. Even more