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Rutgers Alum and Scholar talks about the negative impact of "Brilliance" in the workplace due to Gender Bias

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Sarah-Jane Leslie is a Rutgers graduate, who triple majored in Mathematics, Philosophy, and Cognitive Science. Now she is the Dean of Graduate School and a Philosophy professor at Princeton University. Sarah's research is based on gender bias women face in the workplace, as she states, "Some fields tend to prize dedication, hard work, and building up your skills. Others tend to focus on whether someone is really smart. Are they brilliant? Do they have ‘it'?”. She says, "The study noted how “brilliance” is often associated with men, due to deeply ingrained cultural stereotypes". Check more information regarding the research here