Shankar Vedantam is a science correspondent for NPR. He also worked as a reporter for The Washington Post and occasionally as a columnist for Slate. He has been recognized with many journalism honors throughout his career, including awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors, the South Asian Journalists […]Read more "How Stereotypes Can Drive Women To Quit Science"
Debra Auerbach is a writer and blogger for CareerBuilder.com and its job blog, http://www.theworkbuzz.com. She studied journalism and mass communication at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. This article was originally posted on CareerBuilder on October 14, 2011. Birth Order and Your Career The influence of birth order on personality, intelligence and achievements has long […]Read more "Birth Order and Your Career"
Scott Shane is a journalist currently employed by The New York Times. Prior to joining The Times, Shane was a reporter for The Baltimore Sun. He is also a professor of economics at Case Western University. This article is adapted from his book Born Entrepreneurs, Born Leaders: How Genes Affect Your Work Life, originally […]Read more "Genetics in the Workplace"
Maria Konnikova is a contributing writer for The New Yorker online, where she writes a weekly column with a focus on psychology and science. Her writing has appeared online and in print in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New York Times, Slate, The New Republic, The Paris Review, The Wall Street Journal, and The Observer, among numerous publications. This article was originally published […]Read more "Why Your Name Matters"
Alice Robb is a staff writer at for the Women in the World foundation and a former staff writer for The New Republic. She holds a BA in Archaeology and Anthropology from the University of Oxford. This article was originally published in The New Republic on January 8, 2014. If Your Name is Dennis, […]Read more "If Your Name is Dennis, You’re More Likely to Become a Dentist"
Ronald Brownstein is Atlantic Media’s Editorial Director for Strategic Partnerships. He writes a weekly column and is a contributing writer for the National Journal, Quartz, and The Atlantic. Prior to joining Atlantic Media, Brownstein was the National Affairs Columnist and the National Political Correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. He has been named twice as […]Read more "Are College Degrees Inherited?"
Vanessa Barford is currently a broadcast journalist for BBC in London. She has also served as a reporter and contributor for BBC. This article was originally published in BBC News Magazine on January 27, 2014. Do Children’s Toys Influence Their Career Choices? A government minister says gender-specific toys harm girls’ career opportunities. But how much […]Read more "Do Children’s Toys Influence Their Career Choices?"