Join the Santa Barbara Chapter of 500 Women Scientists for this month's discussion on the gender pay gap. Connect with other women as they discuss a wide range of topics including the causes of the gender pay gap and its impact on mothers in academia. The event is on April 15 at 6pm at the Roof Top Bar & Bistro - sign up today!

By Ana Romero Morales, Diversity & Outreach Peer
Thursday, April 4th, 2019 - 2:30pm

Interested in talking about the gender pay gap? The 500 Women Scientists Santa Barbara Chapter is hosting their monthly discussion night on Monday, April 15, at 6pm at The Roof Top Bar & Bistro.

Join other women as they connect ​to discuss questions like:

  • What are the causes of the gender pay gap?
  • What are the disproportionate impacts of childrearing and elder care on women scientists?
  • What are different factors in determining career goals and career satisfaction for women scientists?
  • How does the "motherhood penalty" affect income over the career of females?
  • How do we become aware of and remedy the pay gap in our own careers? ​

RSVP here!

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The 500 Women Scientists group ​hosts ​an open and friendly monthly discussion starter to acknowledge and build conversation around topics that affect women in science. For more information on upcoming events, please click here.