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What I Learned About the Gender Gap From One Zoom Call

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While at a virtual scientific conference earlier this month, something endearing occurred. A neuroscientist accepting an award delivered his lecture via teleconference with his two young daughters playing in the background. Though he was clearly distracted, he delivered his entire presentation, even with them laughing…




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Lisa M.P. Munoz

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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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