Hurdling The Gender Gap

The Authorea Team

Women in the Workplace

According to Pew Research Center, women have increased their representation in many fields over the past few decades.
source: The Data on Women Leaders, Pew Research Center
Even with such strides, women are still concentrated in different fields than men. According to National Girls Collaborative Project's State of Girls and Women in STEM, women make up the following percentages of the total workforce in each of these STEM fields: (note the percentage of female chemists in the workforce is much lower than the percentage of female chemistry researchers, available further in this article)