What I Learned About the Gender Gap From One Zoom Call

We still have a long way to go

A photo of a mom working on her laptop while her son sits in her lap, she looks busy and tired.
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When men show off their kids at work, it’s a sign of strength that they can balance both; but I fear that for women, it’s still seen as a weakness.

Women have been trying for so long to gain basic equity, and while we live now in a more equitable time than any prior generation, it still seems insurmountable.

Lisa is president and founder of SciComm Services, a science communications content development and consulting firm in the Washington, D.C., area.

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