Mentoring for men VS women

Posted: December 10, 2010 by Jender in lack of mentoring

I witness almost daily how my male colleagues spend significant more time supervising and mentoring young male philosophers than young female philosophers. I’ve witnessed many times how considerable effort is invested to help a struggling male philosopher get publications, conference invitations, and the like. The relevant male philosophers always deserve this special treatment. The problem is that I have yet to witness a struggling young female philosophers get anything remotely equivalent to the kind of help that I’ve witnessed many struggling young male philosophers get.

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