While the gender distribution of tertiary qualifications differs by field, women continue to be under-represented in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths), both in Australia and globally. Hannah Adler asks some of the country’s leading female academics what it’s like to be a woman in cannabis. 

As of 2016, only 17% of the STEM-qualified population in Australia were women, leading the government to launch its “Advancing women in STEM strategy”, and according to UNESCO data, only 30% of the world’s researchers are women

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Hannah Adler

Hannah is a communications professional and early-career researcher in the disciplines of health communication and health sociology. She is a PhD student at Griffith University currently writing a...

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