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Podcast Ep 21. Quantifying Effects of Gender Bias: There’s an App for That
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Podcast Ep 21. Quantifying Effects of Gender Bias: There’s an App for That

Does gender bias matter? You can see for yourself thanks to an interactive app created by software engineer Penelope Hill at doesgenderbiasmatter.com. In this episode, we interview Penelope about what prompted her to create the app, some of the research behind it, and a few of the ways people in science and technology fields are … Continue reading

Podcast Ep. 20 Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland and the Definition of Sustainability
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Podcast Ep. 20 Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland and the Definition of Sustainability

What does “sustainability” mean? Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland is famous for serving three terms as the Prime Minister of Norway and chairing the World Commission on Environment and Development — the Brundtland Commission — which defined sustainable development as “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to … Continue reading