Reading & Listening

Here you can find articles and podcasts which we have found insightful or validating. Please note that by linking to these articles, the Women in Physics organization does not necessarily endorse the views presented in the articles; rather, they are provided as a basis for discussion.


Building Inclusive Community - Glossary


Women in the Workplace

Podcast: Women at Work - Co-hosted by Amy Bernstein, Sarah Green Carmichael, and Nicole Torres, Harvard Business Review


Diversity & Inclusion

How Diversity Makes Us Smarter - Katherine W. Phillips, Scientific American

Striving Toward a Space for Equity and Inclusion in Physics Classrooms - Kerstin Perez

The Limits of "Diversity" - Kelefa Sanneh, The New Yorker

Why Diversity Programs Fail (and What Works Better) - Frank Dobbin and Alexandra Kalev, Harvard Business Review


Implicit Bias & Stereotype Threat

Podcast episode: The Culture Inside - Co-hosted by Lulu Miller, Hanna Rosin and Alix Spiegel, Invisibilia podcast by NPR

Take an Implicit Bias test - Project Implicit

Thin Ice: Stereotype Threat and Black College Students - Claude M. Steele, The Atlantic

Science faculty’s subtle gender biases favor male students - Corinne A. Moss-Racusin et al., PNAS



The Transformation of Silence into Language and Action - Audre Lorde


Nonlinear Career Paths

The stories behind a CV - Wei Ji Ma