Massachusetts Gov.-elect Maura Healey, at a Democratic election night party Nov. 8, 2022, in Boston.
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Many factors contributed to a record number of women winning the governor’s office in 2022. Among them: It helps to have political experience.
To build more inclusive spaces, BIPOC students have a critical role shaping campus justice, equity and diversity resources.
Universities can draw on health research about patient/health-care practitioner shared decision-making to centre the voices of BIPOC students when creating policies and practices to dismantle racism.
Physician burnout is more prevalent in women than men.
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Physician burnout is a severe problem in the medical field, made much worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. But an online coaching program that could be scaled up had dramatic results for participants.
Zero-sum competitive environments that set up winners and losers may be less appealing to women.
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A focus on raw intellectual talent may unintentionally create a cutthroat workplace culture. New research suggests women’s preference to avoid that environment may contribute to gender gaps in some fields.
Mostly male, white faces up on stage at the Nobel Prize award ceremony.
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With 3% of science Nobels going to women and zero going to Black people, these awards are an extreme example of how certain demographics are underrepresented in STEM fields.
Mmusi Maimane, former leader of South Africa’s main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance.
Mmusi Maimane’s resignation highlights one of the core problems of democratic South Africa - the assumption that the only way to do anything is the way white men did it in the past.
How well we do – at work or on the sports field – influences how we see ourselves.
Work already affects many people’s sense of self-worth, but now new research suggests that it’s not only what we do, but how good we are at it, that affects how we see ourselves.
Impostor feelings include fear of failure, fear of success, a sometimes-obsessive need for perfection, and an inability to accept praise.
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Research suggests that 70% of people will experience an illogical sense of being a phoney at work at some point in their careers.
People who love their jobs get different things out of it - and there’s a difference between women and men when it comes to job satisfaction.
New research reveals gender differences in what we most enjoy in a job: women enjoy being competent while men are more likely to seek a challenge.
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Do you ever feel that you’re just not good enough for your job?
Don’t listen to that little devil on your shoulder.
To many people, the actress Emma Watson, who plays Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films, has it all. Talent, beauty, brains, and major acting roles at a young age. Yet Emma – like many people, be…