We live in a world that increasingly runs on data. Data impacts where snow gets cleared and where it doesn't; data informs recommendations for physical laborers about how to lift things; data is the basis for determining what "one size" supposedly fits all, what amount of drugs to give someone for an ailment, and so much more. In our book pick this month, Caroline Criado Perez explains how all these decisions are made based on data that prioritizes men's interests or male bodies. This leaves women at a distinct, and sometimes deadly, disadvantage as they try to navigate a world made for men. Join our discussions as we work together to answer questions such as, "Where do these assumptions come from?", "Where does that leave women?", and "How can we work to uphold women's dignity and rights in the face of biased data?"
Abigail Jorgensen, Emily Martin, Mindy Edgington and Jaclyn Diaz chat about this week's readings on Part 1: Daily Life.
Abigail Jorgensen and Mindy Edgington chat about this week's readings on Part 2: The Workplace.
Abigail Jorgensen, Mindy Edgington, and Stephanie Bona chat about this week's readings!
Abigail Jorgensen, Mindy Edgington, Hannah Wohlfert, Johnna Wilford and Erin Lynch chat about this week's readings!