The Open Secret of Sexual Harassment at Meetings

The Open Secret of Sexual Harassment at Meetings

a woman standing alone in a corner May 1, 2017 By: Sherry A. Marts

Recent research into the experience of women attendees at scientific conferences revealed all-too-common encounters with sexual harassers. Such unwelcome conduct prevents women from participating fully in events. Associations need policies and staff in place to discourage and respond to this behavior.

"Why do they have dances and serve alcohol at these meetings? They are just giving the creeps a place to be creepy."...