Female Scientists Left Behind by the Pandemic Can Never Make Up for Wasted Time

By Kristina Lerman, University of Southern California During the COVID-19 quarantines, scientists, like most professionals, took their work home. However, female researchers disproportionately burden of care responsibilities, coercion a drop in their productivity. While this decline is temporary, my research shows that: a blow to women’s dignity and scientific influence can coalesce over time and …