Good Read | In Science, It Matters That Women Come Last

by Smithsonian Institution from United States [see page for license], via Wikimedia Commons

by Smithsonian Institution from United States [see page for license], via Wikimedia Commons

"In Science, It Matters That Women Come Last":

When a female scientist writes a paper, she is more likely to be first author than the average author on that paper. But she is less likely to be last author, writes far fewer papers and is especially unlikely to publish papers on her own. Because she writes fewer papers, she ends up more isolated in the network of scientists, with additional consequences for her career.

Read Emma Pierson's full article at FiveThirtyEight here…