Such issues have historically plagued all institutions, says Sara Mednick, a cognitive scientist at the University of California, Irvine. “Science has been dominated by males for a long time, so there’s almost a cultural norm of treating women as second-class citizens,” she says. “In order to repair that, [institutions] need an enlightened leadership to not be in denial, to acknowledge this and make real changes to support women.”

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