Gender balance, one woman at a time

I’m reblogging this post by Debbie Hayton (@DebbieHayton) who has a very interesting perspective on the question of gender balance in physics.

Debbie Hayton

What can be done to increase the number of women in physics? This question keeps committees busy and researchers funded, but the solution seems as elusive as squaring the circle. Four years ago, however, I did my bit: I transitioned from male to female. As this also meant that the number of men in physics was simultaneously reduced by one, it was, as they say in football, a “six-pointer”.

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