From Dr. Peele:

While i was working as a contractor for a Government organisation at my University the then head of the national society in my profession denied my qualifications in the newspaper so that he could get another female in the picture and create the false impression of gender equality at a science facility. They used me many times on the cover of magazines to promote their professions but never gave me credit for the work i did. My PhD supervisor once jokingly said that they don’t actually have to not be sexist, they just have to appear to not to be. That is why the only woman in the room is the one they are using for the media and after the photo is taken they are told to go away and have babies.

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