Absence of women from Middle East policy debates

For those who think about the underrepresentation of women in science meetings – this may be of interest: The mysterious absence of women from Middle East policy debates – The Washington Post.  65 percent of the events in Washington DC relating to the Middle East had no female speakers.  Disheartening and something that needs to be dealt with.

About Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. (see my lab site here). My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis

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