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Entries in the Workplace & Society section are listed in reverse chronological order, with the most recent article first. Articles are of global interest but collected with an Asian focus.


Zhao, Yuanyuan. “Professor slammed after suggesting social media will make China childless.” SupChina. April 27, 2022.

Lyubykh, Zhanna, Jennifer Bozeman, Nick Turner, and Sandy Hershcovis. “Abusive bosses often blame a worker’s lack of effort or care for poor performance when it’s their own biases that may be the problem.” The Conversation. April 12, 2022.


Willen, Sarah S., Abigail Fisher Williamson, and Colleen Walsh. “Psychological tips aren’t enough – policies need to address structural inequities so everyone can flourish.” The Conversation. April 11, 2022.

Tsui, Enid. “Is there gender bias against women in Hong Kong’s performing arts?” South China Morning Post. January 28, 2022.


Zhang, Phoebe. “China looks to ‘update and strengthen’ women’s rights law.” South China Morning Post. December 22, 2021.

Peck, Emily. “‘You Are Mommy Tracked to the Billionth Degree’.” Politico. November 15, 2021.


Feeney, Mary K. “None of the 2021 science Nobel laureates are women – here’s why men still dominate STEM award winning.” The Conversation. October 8, 2021.

Knott, Kylie. “World Menopause and Work Day: how women can ease transition into non-fertile years and – with employers’ support – stay a vital part of the workforce.” South China Morning Post. September 7, 2021.


Thebaud, Sarah, and Catherine Taylor. “Women face motherhood penalty in STEM careers long before they actually become mothers.” The Conversation. September 7, 2021.


McDonald, Joe. “China bans ‘sissy men’ from TV in new cultural crackdown.” Los Angeles Times. September 2, 2021.


Jagannathan, Meera. “Ideas by female biomedical scientists are often overlooked — why that has serious consequence.” MarketWatch. August 30, 2021.


Malik, Nesrine. “Rafia Zakaria: ‘A lot of white female professors told me to quit’.” The Guardian. August 28, 2021.


Howard Ecklund, Elaine, and Di Di. “Parenting is the mother of gender inequality in science.” Times Higher Education. August 27, 2021.


Lerman, Kristina. “Female scientists set back by the pandemic may never make up lost time.” The Conversation. August 12, 2021.

Warren, Meg. “Why women need male allies in the workplace – and why fighting everyday sexism enriches men too.” The Conversation. July 21, 2021.

Stewart, Pearl. “Ending the Hate: Scholars Emphasize Activism for LGBTQ+ Social Change.” Diverse. June 9, 2021.


Read, Bridget. “Doing the Work at Work: What are companies desperate for diversity consultants actually buying?” The Cut. May 26, 2021.

Ting, Grace. “The Atlanta Shootings & Hong Kong: Loving Women the Entire Way.” Medium. May 1, 2021.


Song, Geng. “‘Little Fresh Meat’: The Politics of Sissiness and Sissyphobia in Contemporary China.” Men and Masculinities (May 2021).

Kuchenga. “‘The future is wide open’: How trans literature came of age.” Penguin. April 26, 2021.

Cornwell, Stephanie. “Why Impostor Syndrome Gets Worse While Working Remotely (and How to Quiet the Voice of Doubt in Your Head).” Real Simple. April 20, 2021.

Singha Ray, Jayendrina. “Asian women and racial violence in the aftermath of Atlanta – Guest column.” Bellevue Reporter. April 9, 2021.


Blain, Robert. “Hong Kong strikes a blow for equality with diversity & inclusion collective.” Human Resources Online. March 30, 2021.


Ross, John. “Higher education makes women happier after all: study.” Times Higher Education. March 24, 2021.


Ting, Grace. “Teaching the deaths of Asian American women and Orientalism in Hong Kong.” Medium. March 23, 2021.

“Rich countries fall short in sciences gender equality: UNESCO.” Science X. February 10, 2021.


Lau, Jessie. “In Hong Kong, COVID-19 and Racism Make an Ugly Mix.” The Diplomat. January 22, 2021.


Stewart-Williams, Steve, and Lewis G Halsey. “Men, Women and STEM: Why the Differences and What Should Be Done?” European Journal of Personality 35.1 (January 2021): 3–39.

Jaschik, Scott. “Essay on Dr. Jill Biden Prompts Uproar.” Inside Higher Ed. December 14, 2020.


Carvalho, Raquel, and Elyssa Lopez. “Coronavirus: Asian women pay the price of pandemic as Covid-19 ravages economies, jobs.” South China Morning Post. December 12, 2020.


Allen, Nathan. “The Most Gender Equitable MBA Programs Are In … China?” Poets&Quants. December 9, 2020.


Ghaffary, Shirin. “The controversy behind a star Google AI researcher’s departure.” Vox. December 9, 2020.

Baum, Sandy. “The Pandemic’s Outsized Impact on Vulnerable Students.” Inside Higher Ed. October 27, 2020.’s-outsize-impact-vulnerable-students-opinion


Reed, Matt. “Gender and Enrollment Decline.” Inside Higher Ed. October 22, 2020.

Kok, Xinghui. “Women’s rights: why Singapore wants to change the way we think about gender equality.” South China Morning Post. October 17, 2020.


Segar, Sue. “Under-represented and unheard: Women in COVID-19 news.” University World News. October 15, 2020.


Coleman, Lisa M. “Disruption, Accessibility and Digital Generational Literacy.” Inside Higher Ed. October 9, 2020.


Dawson, Leanne. “Culture in Crisis: A Guide to Access, Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion in Festivals, Arts, and Culture.” MAI: Feminism & Visual Culture. October 5, 2020.


Haridasani Gupta, Alisha. “Why Did Hundreds of Thousands of Women Drop Out of the Work Force?” The New York Times. October 3, 2020.


“Four Times More Women Than Men Dropped Out of the Labor Force in September.” National Women’s Law Center. October 2, 2020.


Sharp, Rhonda, Monica Costa, and Siobhan Austen. “Each budget used to have a gender impact statement. We need it back, especially now.” The Conversation. September 30, 2020.


Kanter, Jonathan. “Microaggressions aren’t just innocent blunders – new research links them with racial bias.” The Conversation. September 24, 2020.


Zhang, Phoebe. “‘Sexist’ drama about China’s coronavirus heroes slammed for overlooking women.” South China Morning Post. September 22, 2020.


Brimhall, Kim. “Inclusion starts with better management – here’s what employees say about making diversity work.” The Conversation. September 17, 2020.


Watson Spiva, Yolanda, and Danette Howard. “Fighting Patterns of Inequity.” Inside Higher Ed. September 16, 2020.


Rafalow, Matt. “Race and class can color teachers’ digital expectations for their students – with white students getting more encouragement.” The Conversation. September 1, 2020.

Smith, Peter. “From Sorting to Success: Just Practices in Lifelong Learning and Work.” Inside Higher Ed. August 19, 2020.

Fine, Cordelia. “Sexual dinosaurs.” Aeon. July 28, 2020.


Mukherjee, Mousumi. “Global citizenship education is answer to rising racism.” University World News. July 25, 2020.


Whitehead, Kate. “Born with spinal muscular atrophy, Carmen Yau is a sex rights advocate for people with disabilities.” South China Morning Post. July 23, 2020.


Stoller, Sarah. “The flexible work fallacy.” Aeon. July 21, 2020.


Flaherty, Colleen. “Half the Sample.” Inside Higher Ed. June 15, 2020.


Moeser, Adam. “COVID-19’s deadliness for men is revealing why researchers should have been studying immune system sex differences years ago.” The Conversation. June 9, 2020.


Lim, Kimberly, and Tashny Sukumaran. “George Floyd killing stirs Asian feelings on region’s own racial strife, from police custody deaths in Malaysia to Chinese privilege in Singapore.” South China Morning Post. June 2, 2020.


Adegbeye, OluTimehin. “What racism really is (hint: it’s not your attitude or belief).” The Correspondent. June 2020.


Stephenson, Amber. “New tool to measure gender bias in the workplace may help finally eliminate it.” The Conversation. May 19, 2020.


Farinde-Wu, Abiola. “Pregnant Mother Scholar in a Pandemic.” Inside Higher Ed. May 8, 2020.


Featherstone, Liza. “The Pandemic Is a Family Emergency.” The New Republic. May 7, 2020.


Watson, Gordon. “Coronavirus should drive businesses to unleash the full value of women’s talent.” South China Morning Post. April 30, 2020.


Thomson Jr., Robert A., Sharan Kaur Mehta, and Elaine Howard Ecklund. “‘Doing Gender’ and ‘Doing Religion’ in Science: A Cross-National Examination.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 59: 269-288. First published: April 28, 2020.

Chan, Samantha. “Employees’ happiness in marriage could determine their creativity at work, research shows.” Human Resources. April 24, 2020.


Eboo, Patel. “Building Interfaith America in a Time of COVID-19.” Inside Higher Ed. April 8, 2020.


Kramer, Vicki W. “Boardroom Diversity Can Help Nonprofits Respond to COVID-19.” Wellesley Centers for Women. April 8, 2020.


Diehl, Amy B., Amber L. Stephenson, Leanne M. Dzubinski, and David C. Wang. “Measuring the invisible: Development and multi-industry validation of the Gender Bias Scale for Women Leaders.” Human Resource Development Quarterly (April 1, 2020): 1-32.


Jackson, Taharee. “COVID-19 and Videoclassism: Implicit Bias, Videojudgment, and Why I’m Terrified to Have You Look Over My Shoulder” Linkedin. March 27, 2020.

Blain, Robert. “What Harvey Weinstein’s conviction can teach us about harassment at work.” Human Resources. March 13, 2020.


Chik, Holly. “How gender inequality in film and entertainment isn’t just a Hollywood problem.” South China Morning Post. March 6, 2020.


Rentschler, Carrie. “Feminist Protocols: Auditing Urban Infrastructures and Reporting Gender Violence in the City.” Mediapolis. February 27, 2020.


Tippett, Elizabeth C. “Worried about accidentally harassing a woman? Don’t be.” The Conversation. January 30, 2020.


Gassam, Janice. “Your Unconscious Bias Trainings Keep Failing Because You’re Not Addressing Systemic Bias.” Forbes. December 29, 2019.


Salyer, Kirsten and Oliver Cann. “Everything you need to know about the gender gap in 2020.” World Economic Forum. December 17, 2019.


Patel, Eboo. “7 Ways of Looking at Diversity.” Inside Higher Ed. November 21, 2019.

Blain, Robert. “Mixed outcomes on attitudes to LGBT diversity and inclusion in Asia.” Human Resources. June 3, 2019.


Turner, Camilla. “Going to university pays off faster for women than for men, new analysis finds.” The Telegraph. May 29, 2019.


Montell, Amanda. “A Cultural History of Feminine Nouns Turned Into Insults.” Medium. May 21, 2019.


Patel, Eboo. “Zombie Jesus and the Running Person.” Inside Higher Ed. May 8, 2019.


Bravo, Ellen, Nussbaum, Karen. “Remaking 9 to 5? What Today’s Working Women Want to See.” Portside. May 3, 2019.


Solly, Meilan. “Barcelona School Commission Evaluates 600 Children’s Books for Sexist Content.” Smithsonian. April 22, 2019.


Coleman, L. Arica. “What’s Intersectionality? Let These Scholars Explain the Theory and Its History.” Time. March 29, 2019.


Meilan, Solly. “Survey Finds White Men Dominate Collections of Major Art Museums” Smithsonian. March 21, 2019.


Marcus, Bonnie. “The next #MeToo movement: Older women confront ageism.” Chicago Tribune. March 20, 2019.


Blain, Robert. “Why organisations should focus on inclusivity, not just diversity.” Human Resources. March 9, 2019.


Vivien G. Fryd. “A half-century before the hashtag, artists were on the front lines of #MeToo.” The Conversation. March 19, 2019.


ChoGlueck, Chris. “Hysterical Housewives, Radical Feminists, and The Gendering of Expertise About The Pill.” Portside. March 17, 2019.


Myklebust, Jan Petter. “The gender gap will take 108 years to close, says WEF.” University World News. March 15, 2019.


Warburton, Nigel. “A belief in meritocracy is not only false: it’s bad for you.” Aeon. March 8, 2019.


Flaherty, Colleen. “STEMming the Parent Flow.” Inside Higher Ed. March 1, 2019.


Gerdeman, Dina. “How Gender Stereotypes Kill a Woman’s Self-Confidence.” Working Knowledge, Harvard Business School. February 25, 2019.,%202021

Else, Holly. “Nearly half of US female scientists leave full-time science after first child.” Nature. February 19, 2019.


Leopold, Lisa. “How to say ‘I’m sorry,’ whether you’ve appeared in a racist photo, harassed women or just plain screwed up.” The Conversation. February 9, 2019.


Friedman, Sam and Laurison, Daniel. “The class pay gap: why it pays to be privileged.” The Guardian. February 7, 2019.


Denton, Kirk. “Reality show slammed for gender stereotypes.” MCLC Resource Center, The Ohio State University. February 2, 2019.


Timinsky Samuel J. “The Nation That Never Rests: Japan’s Debate Over Work-Life Balance and Work that Kills.” The Asian Pacific: Japan Focus 17.10.2 (2019).


Teng Jing Xuan. “Why China is Getting Worse for Women.” Caixin. December 19, 2018.


Barabási, Albert-László. “What can we learn from people who succeed later in life?” Ted.  December 11, 2018.


Aguilar, Carlos. “Latin American Movies About Domestic Workers Are Always Told from the Perspective of the Elite.” Remezcla. December 10, 2018.


Grogan, Kathleen E. “How the entire scientific community can confront gender bias in the workplace.” Nature. November 26, 2018.


Zheng, Churan. “Translation: My Idol Sun Min Has Disappeared.” China Digital Times. November 22, 2018.


Flaherty, Colleen. “The Assault on Gender and Gender Studies.” Inside Higher Ed. November 16, 2018.


Fraser Nancy, Bhattacharya Tithi, Arruzza Cinzia. “Notes for a Feminist Manifesto.” New Left Review 114. November-December 2018.


Foley, Barbara. “Intersectionality: A Marxist Critique.” Portside. October 31, 2018.


Frater, Patrick. “Warner Bros.’ Kevin Tsujihara Says ‘Diversity Is Good for Business’.” Variety. October 30, 2018.


Flaherty, Colleen. “Beyond the Numbers on Gender and Research.” Inside Higher Ed. October 10, 2018.


Younge, Gary. “The Rich and Powerful Hate Identity Politics - and Practice It.” Portside. October 5, 2018.


Zheng, Jiawen. “Why It's Silly for Chinese to Worry about 'Sissy' Young Men.” China Film Insider. September 20, 2018.


Nadasen, Premilla. “Black Feminism Will Save Us All.” Portside. September 13, 2018.


“How Gender Stereotypes Are built into Mandarin.” The Economist. September 6, 2018.


Fu, Samantha. “The Origin of Others.” Portside. August 29, 2018.


Wilbraham, Susan and Elizabeth Caldwell. “Children’s Books Are Adding to Science’s Gender Problem.” The Conversation. August 24, 2018.


Davis, Georgiann. “Sex and Gender Diversity Is Growing across the US.” Portside. July 6, 2018.


Abrams, Abigail. “Yes, Impostor Syndrome Is Real. Here's How to Deal With It.” Time. June 20, 2018.


Campbell, Denis. “Poorest and Brightest Girls More Likely to Be Depressed - UK Study.” The Guardian. May 18, 2018.


Ozkazanc-Pan, Banu. “Women in Tech Suffer Because of American Myth of Meritocracy.” The Conversation. April 24, 2018.


Elizabeth. “Infographic: Anatomy of a Prize Winner.” Goodreads. April 19, 2018.


Jaschik, Scott. “Citizens by Degree.” Inside Higher Ed. April 4, 2018.


Liu, Ye. “Views on Campus: Feminism and the Job Market.” Women and Gender in China. April 2, 2018.


Tsui, Enid. “US Feminist Art Activists at Art Basel Hong Kong Bring Their Fight against Sexism and Racism to Asia.” South China Morning Post. March 28, 2018.


Stoilas, Helen. “Helen Molesworth Is out as LA MoCA's Chief Curator.” The Art Newspaper. March 13, 2018.


Edwards, Louise. “Violence: A Problem for Commemorating the Womens Suffrage Campaign in China?” Women and Gender in China. March 12, 2018.


Aslam, Farzana. “Int’l Women’s Day 2018: Men and Women at Work - Why Gender Diversity Initiatives Fail.” Hong Kong Free Press. March 8, 2018.


Kilkenny, Katie. “What Is an Inclusion Rider? Frances McDormand's Oscars Speech Explained.” The Hollywood Reporter. March 4, 2018.


Liu, Petrus and Lisa Rofel. “Wolf Warrior II: The Rise of China and Gender/Sexual Politics.” MCLC Resource Center, The Ohio State University. February 2018.


Page, Scott E. “Why hiring the ‘best’ people produces the least creative results.” Aeon. January 30, 2018.


Chen, Adrian. “The Google Arts & culture App and the Rise of the ‘Coded Gaze’.” Portside. January 31, 2018.


Tu, Mengwei. “For Chinese Women, Foreign Study Doesn't Bring Gender Equality.” Sixth Tone. January 30, 2018.


Flaherty, Colleen. “Gender Bias, by the Numbers.” Inside Higher Ed. January 19, 2018.


Katz, Brigit. “Scientists’ Gender May Influence the Results of Experiments.” Smithsonian. January 15, 2018.


Woodruff, Judy and Seth Meyers. “How #MeToo Power Dynamics Affect Economists.” PBS News Hour. January 11, 2018.


Lazare, Sarah. “HR Has Never Been on the Side of Workers. #MeToo Is More Proof.” Portside. January 9, 2018.


Galperin, Hernán. “The Gig Ecomony May Strengthen the ‘Invisible Advantage’ Men Have at Work.” The Conversation. January 4, 2018.


Han, Xiao. “Searching for an Online Space for Feminism? The Chinese Feminist Group Gender Watch Women’s Voice and Its Changing Approaches to Online Misogyny.” Feminist Media Studies 18.4 (2018): 734-749.


Horgan, John. “Do Women Want to Be Oppressed?” Portside. December 31, 2017.


Horgan, John. “Darwin Was Sexist, and So Are Many Modern Scientists.” Scientific American. December 18, 2017.


Nilekani, Rohini. “Want Empowered Women? Start Thinking about How to Help Young Men.” India Development Review. December 14, 2017.


Sala, Ilaria Maria. “Unambiguously Bigoted: Hong Kong’s Unelected Elites Have Backward Views on Sex and Gender.” Hong Kong Free Press. December 3, 2017.


Gooblar, David. “Yes, You Have Implicit Biases, Too.” The Chronicle of Higher Education. November 20, 2017.


Simpkin, Theresa. “‘Someone Will Find Me Out’ – Impostor Phenomenon and the Toll It Takes on Working Women.” The Conversation. November 8, 2017.


Klein, Ezra. “Behind the Google Diversity Memo Furor is Fear of Google’s Vast, Opaque Power.” Vox. August 10, 2017.


Grant, Adam. “The Differences Between Men and Women are Vastly Exaggerated.” Time. August 9, 2017.


Jacobi, Tonja and Dylan Schweers. “How Men Continue to Interrupt Even the Most Powerful Women.” Aeon. May 26, 2017.


Nordell, Jessica. “Is This How Discrimination Ends?” The Atlantic. May 7, 2017.


Abouzahr, Katie, Matt Krentz , Frances Brooks Taplett , Claire Tracey , and Miki Tsusaka. “Dispelling the Myths of the Gender ‘Ambition Gap’.” Boston Consulting Group. April 5, 2017.


Peters, Mark. “The Hidden Sexism in Workplace Language.” BBC. March 30, 2017.


Tsipursky, Gleb. “Here’s Why Your Gut Instinct Is Wrong at Work - and How to Know When It Isn't.” The Conversation. March 8, 2017.


Cecchinato, Marta. “Taking Control of Work-Life Balance with Microboundaries.” Digital Boundaries Research. February 2017.


Panko, Ben. “By Age Six, Girls Have Already Stopped Thinking of Their Gender as ‘Brilliant’.” Smithsonian. January 27, 2017.


Tang-Martinez, Zuleyma. “How Victorian Gender Norms Shaped the Way We Think About Animal Sex.” Smithsonian. January 24, 2017.


Baker, Kelly. “Can We Finally End the All-Male Panel?” Chronicle Vitae. January 17, 2017.


Bartlett, Tom. “Can We Really Measure Implicit Bias? Maybe Not.” The Chronicle of Higher Education. January 5, 2017.


Nevertheless. Pearson. 2017.


Aronson, Brittany. “The White Savior Industrial Complex: A Cultural Studies Analysis of a Teacher Educator, Savior Film, and Future Teachers.” Journal of Critical Thought and Praxis 6.3. 2017.

Jolly, Susie. “Why Gender and Sexuality are Central to China’s Relationships with the Global South.” Ford Foundation. September 8, 2016.


Okail, Nancy. “Policy Experts Decry Middle East Sexism. What about Sexism in Our Own Profession?” The Washington Post. August 16, 2016.


Dobbin, Frank and Alexandra Kalev. “Why Diversity Programs Fail.” Harvard Business Review. July-August 2016.


Krystof, Nicholas. “When Women Win, Men Win, Too.” The New York Times. July 30, 2016.


Cooper, Sarah. “Nine Non-threatening Leadership Strategies for Women.” Quartz. July 26, 2016.


Dubner, Stephen J. “What Are Gender Barriers Made Of?” Freakonomics Radio. July 20, 2016.


Cooper, Marianne. “Why Women (Sometimes) Don’t Help Other Women.” The Atlantic. June 23, 2016.


Tankersley, Jim. “How Sexism Holds Back the Economy.” The Washington Post. June 16, 2016.


Karacs, Sarah. “Weighing up Maternity Leave: Hong Kong Lags behind International Standards.” South China Morning Post. May 7, 2016.


Cheung, Elizabeth. “Unicef: Hong Kong Mothers Need More Support with Breastfeeding.” South China Morning Post. May 5, 2016.


Baird, Julia. “How to Explain Mansplaining.” The New York Times. April 20, 2016.


Yuen, Chantal. “New Equality Watchdog Chief ‘Sincerely Apologises’ for Academic Supervision Controversy.” Hong Kong Free Press. April 12, 2016.


Cheung, Elizabeth. “More Family Time for New Parents at HSBC in Hong Kong.” South China Morning Post. March 30, 2016. 


Taub, Amanda. “The #ManPanel Problem: Why Are Female Experts Still So Widely Ignored?” Portside. March 16, 2016.


Spiggle, Tom. “Why Dads Need to Be Part of the Work-Life Balance Conversation, Too.” Time. March 11, 2016.


Wingfield, Adia Harvey. “How ‘Service with a Smile’ Takes a Toll on Women.” The Atlantic. January 26, 2016.


Annis, Barbara. “How Gender Differences in the Workplace Can Boost Productivity and Improve the Bottom Line.” Training. January 22, 2016.


Crenshaw, Kimberle. “Why Intersectionality Can't Wait.” The Washington Post. September 24, 2015.


Snyder, Kieran. “The Abrasiveness Trap: High-Achieving Men and Women Are Described Differently in Reviews.” Fortune. August 26, 2014.


Sussmuth-Dyckerhoff, Claudia, Jin Wang and Josephine Chen. “Women Matter: Making the Breakthrough.” McKinsey & Company. March 2012.


Hill, Catherine, Christianne Corbett and Andresse St. Rose. “Why so few? Women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.” American Association of University Women. 2010.


Ceci, Stephen J., Wendy M. Williams, and Susan M. Barnett. “Women’s Underrepresentation in Science: Sociocultural and Biological Considerations.” Psychological Bulletin 135.2 (2009): 218-61.'s-underrepresentation-in-science%3A-and-Ceci-Williams/365a339a91338a07d0f0523631c995caab661703


The Women’s Commission. “Gender Mainstreaming Checklist for Legislation, Public Policies and Programmes.” Government of the Hong Kong SAR. December 2009.


Levy Paluck, Elizabeth, and Donald P. Green. “Prejudice Reduction: What Works? A Review and Assessment of Research and Practice.” Annual Review of Psychology 60 (January 10, 2009): 339-367.

Barres, Ben A. “Does Gender Matter?” Nature 442 (August 2006): 133-136.


De Vries, Manfred F. R. Kets. “The Dangers of Feeling Like a Fake.” Harvard Business Review. September 2005.

Hong, Lu, and Scott E. Page. “Groups of diverse problem solvers can outperform groups of high-ability problem solvers.” PNAS. November 16, 2004.

Gender Bias in Hiring, Pay & Promotion

Economic Policy Institute. “Women’s Economic Agenda: Creating an Economy That Works for Everyone.” (undated)


Nicol, Louise. “It doesn’t pay to be a female soothsayer, even in edtech.” University World News. October 23, 2021.


Dong, Joy. “Schools impede women from entering male professions.” MCLC Resource Centre, The Ohio State University. October 22, 2021.

Baker, Simon. “Elite universities urged to investigate graduate gender pay gap.” Times Higher Education. November 12, 2020.

Donald, Athene. “The disproportionate effect of Covid-19 on women must be addressed.” Times Higher Education. June 25, 2020.


Salyer, Kirsten and Oliver Cann. “Everything you need to know about the gender gap in 2020.” World Economic Forum. December 17, 2019.


Blain, Robert. “The risky business of gender bias.” Human Resources. May 31, 2019.


Gelfand, Michele, Virginia Choi. “Women Don't Just Face a Pay Gap at Work. They're Also Punished Far More Than Men.” Time. April 2, 2019.


Chan, Samantha. “Men versus women: Expectations and aspirations.” Human Resources. March 11, 2019.


Gerdeman, Dina. “How Gender Stereotypes Kill a Woman’s Self-Confidence.” Harvard Business School. February 25, 2019.


Chen, Laurie. “Chinese women jobseekers told to use hotline to report gender discrimination." South China Morning Post. January 31, 2019.


Lore, Marc. “Equality for Women: Why You May Be Missing Some of the Best Talent.” LinkedIn. August 26, 2018.


Stauffer, Brian. “China: Job Ads Discriminate against Women.” Human Rights Watch. April 23, 2018.


Waxman, Olivia B. “5 of Modern History’s Most Persistent Myths about the Gender Wage Gap.” Time. April 10, 2018.


Li, Jane. “How Chinese Women ‘Hold up Half the Sky’ but Earn Far Less than Men.” South China Morning Post. March 8, 2018.


Moon, Louise. “Despite More Women Entering the Hong Kong Workforce, Few Make It to Senior Management Positions.” South China Morning Post. February 14, 2018.


Ng, Yupina. “Is Gender Pay Inequality a Problem in Hong Kong?” South China Morning Post. January 20, 2018.


Pao, Ellen. “This is How Sexism Works in Silicon Valley.” The Cut. August 20, 2017.


Zaleski, Katharine. “The Maddeningly Simple Way Tech Companies Can Employ More Women.” The New York Times. August 15, 2017.


Evans, Dayna. “Mothers Are Paid Less Than Fathers in Every State and at Every Education Level.” Portside. May 23, 2017.


Galvin, Gaby. “Paid Family Leave and Child Care Could Erase Motherhood Wage Penalty.” Portside. April 11, 2017.


Li, Shadow. “Huge Lag in Gender Equality at Work.” China Daily. February 20, 2017.


Parker, Maggie. “For Women, the Nicer You Are, the Less Money You Make.” Yahoo! November 23, 2016.


Vartan, Starre. “Equal Pay for Equal Work: How do We Get It?” Mother Nature Network. August 5, 2016.


Cowley, Stacy. “Illegal in Massachusetts: Asking Your Salary in a Job Interview.” Portside. August 2, 2016.


Kliff, Sarah. “The Truth about the Gender Wage Gap.” Vox. August 1, 2016.  


Johnson, Stefanie K, David R. Hekman and Elsa T. Chan. “If There’s Only One Woman in Your Candidate Pool, There’s Statistically No Chance She’ll Be Hired.” Harvard Business Review. April 26, 2016.


Bussel, Rachel. “Time off for Cramps: Can We Make Period Workplace Policies That Are Fair to Women?” Salon. March 3, 2016.


Hilmantel, Robin. “The Majority of People Don’t Think the Pay Gap Exists, Study Says.” Time. February 11, 2016.


Dubner, Stephen J. “The True Story of the Gender Pay Gap.” Freakonomics Radio. January 7, 2016.


Dubner, Stephen J. “Meet the Woman Who Said Women Can’t Have It All.” Freakonomics Radio. October 1, 2015.

LGBTI Issues

Lee, Winnie. “Exclusive: EOC urges law for ‘unlabeled gender’ toilets.” The Standard. June 15, 2021.'unlabeled-gender'-toilets


Stewart, Pearl. “Ending the Hate: Scholars Emphasize Activism for LGBTQ+ Social Change.” Diverse. June 9, 2021.

Chan, Samantha. “One in three transgender people in HK faced workplace discrimination last year.” Human Resources Online. May 17, 2021.

Blain, Robert. “Hong Kong strikes a blow for equality with diversity & inclusion collective.” Human Resources Online. March 30, 2021.

McKie, Anna. “LGBTQ scientists harassed and marginalised, says study.” Times Higher Education. January 15, 2021.


Chan, Samantha. “Hong Kong workplaces lag behind rest of Asia in LGBT acceptance, study finds.” Human Resources Online. January 14, 2021.

Cunningham, George B. “Nondiscrimination against LGBT individuals isn’t just the law – it helps organizations succeed.” The Conversation. June 16, 2020.


Safi, Michael. “Pioneering Bollywood lesbian romance opens in India.” The Guardian. February 1, 2019.


Morrison, Kaylee. “Does Your Transgender Policy Need Transformation?” HR Magazine. October 2018.


Ebbert, Stephanie. “Study Finds No Link Between Transgender Rights Law and Bathroom Crimes.” Portside. September 15, 2018.


Patel, Eboo. “On Hannah Gadsby, Spike Lee and Kwame Anthony Appiah.” Inside Higher Ed. August 23, 2018.


Bloomberg. “Goldman, BlackRock Fight to Protect LGBT Employees in HK.” China Daily. April 26, 2018.


Chen, Laurie. “How a Hong Kong ‘Genderqueer’ Bodybuilder Is Fighting Discrimination - with Compassion.” South China Morning Post. January 20, 2018.


Knott, Kylie. “Transgender Lecturer in Hong Kong on Her Fight to be Accepted by a Conservative Society, and Her Fear of the Police.” South China Morning Post. January 20, 2018.


Pan, Suiming. “Gay or Nay: China's Changing Attitudes toward Homosexuality.” Sixth Tone. December 9, 2017.


Moeller, Miriam, Jane Maley and Ruth McPhail. “For LGBTI Employees, Working Overseas Can Be a Lonely, Frustrating and Even Dangerous Experience.” The Conversation. November 23, 2017.


Independent Voices. “The Lesbian Tide (1974).”

Technology Bias

Ross, John. “Using AI in university admissions ‘could reverse equity progress’.” Times Higher Education. July 29, 2021.


Frederick, Wayne A.I., and Paul Decker. “OPINION: A lack of diversity in research and analytics is not just unethical — it is dangerous.” The Hechinger Report. July 20, 2021.

McKenzie, Lindsay. “Proctoring Tool Failed to Recognize Dark Skin, Students Say.” Inside Higher Ed. April 6, 2021.

Ghaffary, Shirin. “The controversy behind a star Google AI researcher’s departure.” Vox. December 9, 2020.

Lau, Joyce. “‘Oversight needed’ so AI can be used for good in Asia-Pacific.” Times Higher Education. November 12, 2020.

Liberatore, Matthew J., and William Wagner. “Women equal men in computing skill, but are less confident.” The Conversation. September 28, 2020.

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