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  1. Jun 2019
    1. Academicsarealsoatfaulthere:arecentanalysisof29millionpapersinover15,000peer-reviewedtitlespublishedaroundthetimeoftheZikaandEbolaepidemicsfoundthatlessthan1%exploredthegenderedimpactoftheoutbreaks

      How do we prevent this pattern here at Georgia Tech? There is a very obvious gender gap, especially in STEM where bad data in medicine and engineering are collected? What are some mini steps we can take to encourage pursuing data for different backgrounds? Education is always first, starting with class similar to this one informing people about how gender plays a role. Perhaps then we can create projects exploring the issue in data related to each person's major.