Science Career Ads Are Disproportionately Seen by Men

Marketing algorithms prevent many women from seeing the advertising, even though it’s illegal to target jobs to one gender.

Women see fewer advertisements about entering into science and technology professions than men do. But it’s not because companies are preferentially targeting men—rather it appears to result from the economics of ad sales. […]

Read the full article here.

Authors: Dina Fine Maron

Originally published on Scientific American.

Photo credit: Getty Images as posted on the Scientific American website.

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