The title above is for an article about Delivering Equality: Women and Success, a summit-conference at Cambridge University. The opening sentences by the article’s author, Alice Atkinson-Bonasio, tell one why both it and the summit are important:
The theme of gender inequality seems to evoke a certain sense of resistance from both men and women, who argue against “radical feminism” and suggest that women nowadays are empowered to follow whatever career path they choose and succeed on their merits.
The battle, in other words, has been won.
Indeed, as a woman enjoying the successful pursuit of my career of choice, it felt strange to be in a room with some of the most outstanding female researchers in the world to discuss how difficult it still is for a woman to progress in her academic career compared to her male counterparts.
The article is full of ideas and information, and anyone engaged in…
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