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In order to create safer, freer, more just, and more prosperous societies, policymakers and public leaders across the world must better understand and work to dismantle systemic racism and related forms of discrimination based on ethnicity, caste, and indigenous status.

Those with disabilities have a right to survive the coronavirus pandemic.

HKS Fellow Ariella Z. Barker writes about the impact the COVID-19 on disabled populations. Medical rationing measures during public health emergencies could have tragic consequences for these groups.

In this video, Iris Bohnet lists three things that organizations and employers should know as they try to debias their workplace and tackle issues such as the gender pay gap and performance support bias.

In what ways has gender inequality been exacerbated during the coronavirus pandemic in the United States and around the world? How does the intersection of race and gender compound these issues? How have women leaders responded to the pandemic?

Courses Related to Gender

An additional list of courses offered for the 2020-21 academic year in which gender is approached through frameworks such as art, culture, economics, education, health, human rights, law, medicine, public policy, and religion (among others).

Courses Related to Racism and Bias

An additional list of courses offered for the 2020-21 academic year in which race and bias are important elements.

Sex and science: How professor gender perpetuates the gender gap

Over the past 40 years, women have made significant advancements in narrowing the gender gap across a number of prestigious careers that were formerly dominated by men. But women are still 37 percent less likely than men to graduate with degrees in science or engineering and only account for 25 percent of the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) workforce.

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