A survey of thousands of US academics has found that the number one reason that women leave faculty positions is poor “workplace climate”, which can encompass discrimination, dysfunctional leadership, a feeling of not fitting in and other problems. Even work–life balance was less important than workplace climate for many respondents.
Are you looking for data on gender or racial disparities in funding, best practices to host more inclusive meetings, testimonials and insights from diverse scientists, or examples of institutional actions to support mental health and well-being? Find all this and more on the searchable ALBA database of over 1000 resources, curated and categorised by topic, type and group identity.
With this database, we hope to foster an environment of awareness and learning, support individuals and organisations in their DEI efforts, and promote best practices and tools to achieve equity and inclusion.
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