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Released: 19-Feb-2020 8:00 AM EST
Johns Hopkins Medicine Launches Live Online Speaker Event: HopkinsMedLIVE
Johns Hopkins Medicine

WHAT: Johns Hopkins Medicine is committed to providing the best care for our patients, but we recognize that there is a history of unequal access to health care for many groups. In this live panel discussion, we will discuss bias in medicine with some of our leading researchers and address what we can do to give everyone the opportunity to live a healthy life.

Released: 12-Feb-2020 12:15 PM EST
Having fewer children reduced the education gap in China
Ohio State University

A new study uses China’s one-child policy to show that having fewer children leads women to achieve higher levels of education.

Released: 11-Feb-2020 12:10 PM EST
BIDMC Marks International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

February 11 is International Day of Women and Girls in Science, designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and UN-Women to promote the critical role women and girls play in science and technology communities. BIDMC has a long history of women researchers in medicine and science. Below is a brief list of only a few of our distinguished women leaders.

Released: 31-Jan-2020 11:45 AM EST
Herstory Being Made During Super Bowl LIV: Women Play Prominent Roles in Sports Medicine, Coaching and Entertainment
National Athletic Trainers' Association

While Super Bowl LIV occurs during the NFL’s 100th anniversary, it also marks another historic achievement: the first time, three female athletic trainers (ATs) will provide medical care during a Super Bowl. They will join other powerhouse females instrumental to Super Bowl Sunday: offensive assistant coach for the 49ers, Katie Sowers, and international sensations Jennifer Lopez, Demi Lovato and Shakira. They are in good company with female viewers of last year’s game comprising nearly 50% of Super Bowl viewers.

Released: 31-Jan-2020 9:45 AM EST
BIDMC’s Research & Health News Digest: January 2020
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

A monthly roundup of research briefs showcasing recent scientific advances led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center faculty.

Released: 30-Jan-2020 2:30 PM EST
Companies Innovate More When Their Boards Include Women
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Corporate innovation is crucial for value creation. What does that have to do with gender diversity? A new global study shows the real influence and impact of gender diversity on boards; when it comes to greater balance, so come greater innovation outcomes. And the effects may be evident sooner than you think.

Newswise: Political scientist releases definitive research on the first century of women voters
Released: 30-Jan-2020 11:55 AM EST
Political scientist releases definitive research on the first century of women voters
University of Notre Dame

In new research fittingly published in the year marking the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in the U.S., two political scientists trace the evolution of women’s voting behavior, turnout and candidate choice.

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