Many women with top degrees stay home

05-2812-018Boston Globe (subscription required)
Kevin Lang, College of Arts & Sciences

Jessica Brewer graduated from MIT in 2005 with a mechanical engineering degree­ and spent the next five years designing nuclear reactors for Navy aircraft carriers and submarines…

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“If more women were in leadership positions, the workplace might be more ­family-friendly, and fewer of them would withdraw.”

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