Good girls play nice

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Women in STEM report pressure to fill traditionally feminine rolls. Asian-Americans report the most backlash for ‘masculine’ behaviors (being assertive, self-promoting).

Immediate effect: All players burn one Ground breaker card from a Scientist in progress. Players with a WOC Scientist, burn GB cards from all Scientists in progress.


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Gender Judo

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One survival strategy used by women in STEM is ‘gender judo': doing something masculine (like being assertive) in a feminine way (like being sweet, while wearing a stylish dress).

Keep in hand. Blocks negative effects of a Modifier which causes you to burn or discard Resources. Burn this card after one use.


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The field can be a dangerous place

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In a survey of field scientists, 71% of women reported sexual harassment and 21% reported physical sexual assault while at field sites, often from their direct superiors. You can bet that hurt their science.

Immediate effect: Burn one Resource from each of your Scientists.


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The Tightrope

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You do your job like a normal human. How will you be perceived?

Immediate effect: Roll a die: 1-2 Too feminine to be competent. Draw one less card next round. 3-4 Capable. No effect. 5-6 Aggressive/too masculine to be likable. Discard one extra card this round. (*WOC specific effect* 4-6 Aggressive)


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Trailblazer

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It’s way better now than it used to be, thanks to the trailblazing efforts of historical women in STEM.

Keep this card with your completed Scientists. When scoring, gain 1 point for every 2 Scientists you complete, rounded down.


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Someone cites you!

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Watch the citation and/or patent royalties come rolling in.

Immediate effect: Look through Discard pile and draw one extra card of your choosing into your hand this round.


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