This is in collaboration with the NSERC WWEST, and focuses on awesome women in STEM, as well as issues pertaining to the challenges around gender equity. For more information on the grant acquired to create the deck, please see this link. This deck uses the hand building game mechanic (as seen in the GSA deck). Please feel free to download the cards and rules, as well as let us know if you have any great ideas for expansion decks.
Women are half of the population but hold only about a quarter of the science and engineering jobs in the US. As well, despite women receiving roughly half of the PhDs, they only hold less than a quarter of professorships.
The Oxford Dictionary defines this as: The practice of making only a perfunctory or symbolic effort to do a particular thing, especially by recruiting a small number of people from under-represented groups in order to give the appearance of sexual or racial equality within a workforce.