Science YouTuber Emily Graslie discusses why there are so few women in her field — Sexist comments

Emily Graslie is the Chief Curiosity Correspondent at Chicago’s Field Museum and the host of the YouTube channel The Brain Scoop. In her latest episode, she looks into just one of the reasons there is a disparity between men and women when it comes to Science-, Tech-, Engineering-, and Math-based content online.

It’s a straightforward problem she discusses, but not one that’s easy to solve — Sexist YouTube comments.

Whether you’re also a woman in a scientific field who personally knows exactly what Graslie is talking about or whether you’re among those who think Graslie’s concern doesn’t matter because “It’s just anonymous YouTube trolls,” this video is a worthwhile 6 minutes…

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