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Virginia Valian—"Why So Slow? The Advancement of Women"

Virginia Valian talks about women in the workplace

Virginia Valian talks about women in the workplace

Author of Why So Slow? The Advancement of Women (MIT Press, 1998), Dr. Virginia Valian visited MIT to discuss why women continue to lag behind men in professional advancement. In this excerpt, Dr. Valian examines how an "accumulation of advantage" and seemingly small-scale disadvantages can perpetuate gender disparities in the workplace. View this lecture in its entirety at MIT World.

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