Science about Gender: Dr. Amma Yeboah

March 02, 2020 - March 02, 2020


Dr. Amma Yeboah
Visiting lecturer for Gender & Health behavior at the University of Cologne
Specialist in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Sex & Gender: Tradition in Science

Date and Time

Monday, March 2, 2020 at 10:30 a.m.

Lecture Hall, Building 13 (BMZ)
Venusberg-Campus 1, 53127 Bonn


Gender in education and the workforce has changed over the past 100 years with women gaining in representation, equitable pay and recognition. In this lecture, Amma Yeboah presents perspectives on gender disparities in the  elds of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and addresses issues concerning recent data on gaps in representation, compensation, and recognition, as well as evidence on leading explanations for these gaps. Biological implications of Sex in medical terms with emphasis on the spectrum in human biology will be presented as well. Finally, current knowledge on interventions to change individuals’ beliefs and behaviors, as well as organizational culture and practices will be discussed.