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Hostile Workplaces Drive Minorities from the Geosciences

“I don’t think that many academics and scientific fields acknowledge that retention is also an important factor in increasing diversity in STEM,” said Emily Diaz-Vallejo, a doctoral student in geography at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and lead author of a poster on the findings, which she will present on 14 December during AGU’s Fall Meeting 2021. “If this is not fixed, then diversity in the geosciences may still continue to be what it is.”