Stereotypes can cover all kinds of prejudice. The materials and webpages on this page have worked to explain what are the stereotypes faced by women in engineering and what can be done to combat them.
This presentation from the 2009 PI Meeting covers: a preview of the AAUW report on gender equity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, seven headlines from the literature review, student mindsets, data from a case study, stereotype threat, and how interventions work.
These brief awareness sessions focus on gender-based stereotyping in classrooms and labs and differential expectations toward male and female faculty members. The sessions are conducted by Dr. Dorothy Miller, Director of the Center for Women, and a Ph.D. student from the department of Organizational Behavior.
The purpose of this study was to determine some of the factors that influence outside reviewers and search committee members when they are reviewing curricula vitae, particularly with respect to the gender of the name on the vitae.
When women are required to fit into tightly defined feminine roles in order to be accepted, those who are willing to act as expected often end up in opposition to those who aren't." Covered additionally in this webpage are different types of stereotypes, scenario videos, and expert strategies.
A. Findings from research in social psychology on stereotypic biases...
This document covers bias, and stereotypes in terms of number - and what to do about it.
Schemas, according to Virginia Valian (2006), are much like stereotypes. We have " schemas" on many social groups including men and women.
Example slide titles are gender stereotypes: two aspects, descriptive gender stereotypes, why are they?, perceived attribute negative performance expectations, ambiguity boosters, characteristics of successful female managers, and more.
This webpage of a series of videos that cover how to cope with double blind bias in the work place. Example advice snippets are: "have a sense of humor" and "It's better to be respected.
This presentation covers topics like explaining race and gender differences, minding the gap, stereotype threat, contextual cues, working memory capacity, and a stress-induced cognitive deficit model of stereotype threat.
This presentation from the 2009 PI Meeting covers: visions, missions, and values of catalyst grants, research studies, and a study to determine potential vulnerabilities to gender stereotyping in talent management systems.
Discourse on Leadership and Diversity - Second in series: "Gender stereotypes influence the perception of women (and men) in a variety of subtle and complex ways. Stereotypes may be automatically activated and guide how we interpret, explain, and evaluate the behaviors and performance of women versus men—often in ways that may be outside of conscious...
This webpage of a series of videos that cover how to cope with gender wars in the work place. Example snippets are to engage in mentoring and to be aware and avoid.
This presentation covers some background and statistics on why women are leaving the pipeline. Recommendations and topics such as stereotype threat are addressed. It was presented at the 2008 Meeting at Panel #2 on the New Norm of Faculty Flexibility: Transforming the Culture in Science and Engineering.
Gender bias falls into four basic patterns. Naming them makes it easier to spot them, and having a common language to describe the different types of bias makes it harder for others to shrug off or ignore complaints."
This webpage of a series of videos that cover how to cope with the maternal wall in the work place. Example advice snippets are to refocus attention and to understand it is a structural issue.
This presentation from the 2011 PI Meeting covers:Exploration of the Effects of Race, Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Class on Gender Stereotyping of STEM Disciplines