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Closing the scissor-shaped curve: Strategies to promote gender equality in academia

Johanna A Joyce 1Slavica Masina 2Liliane Michalik 3Caroline Pot 4Christine Sempoux 5Francesca Amati 6

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Gender inequality in STEM fields remains pervasive and undermines the ability for talented individuals to excel. Despite advances, women still encounter obstacles in pursuing academic careers and reaching leadership positions. This commentary discusses the “scissor-shaped curve” and examines effective strategies to fix it, including data-driven initiatives that we have implemented at our university.