Fig. 1: The leaky pipeline of women in STEM. | Nature Ecology & Evolution

Fig. 1: The leaky pipeline of women in STEM.

From: How the entire scientific community can confront gender bias in the workplace

Fig. 1

The 'leaky pipeline' often depicts women passively leaking out of STEM careers with no discussion of why those leaks occur, but, in fact, the cracks and gaps caused by the biases and barriers are a major cause of the leak of women and minorities out of the STEM pipeline. PI, principal investigator. Credit: Gvais/Shutterstock (pipes and water), 32 pixels/Shutterstock (spanner and wrench).