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- From: gatensby(--nospam--at)cyberstore.ca (Maura Gatensby)
- Date: Fri, 2 Feb 1996 22:17:30 -0800 (PST)
>>The problem can be summed up by Ms. Gatensby's words: percentage of ________ >>versus their percentage of the population? Well, what percent of the >>population are structural engineers? > >You want to be careful about this logic. Murderers comprise very small >percentage of the population, but we single _them_ for special treatment, >simply because the law applies to everyone equally, regardless of how few >offenders there are. I wasn't trying to make a point about what percentage of the population are engineers. It was pointed out that 6% of US engineers are women, whereas slightly more than 50% of the population are women. In Canada, we have no AA, or MBE or WBE or anything similar, and less than 2% of engineers are women. I feel that at 6% women are still underepresented and face barriers in the profession, and there is a big difference between 2% and 6%. Maura Gatensby ...
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