Boise State student raises more than $100,000 in scholarship for women in STEM after professor says women don’t belong there – Deseret News

In the fall of 2021, a college professor delivered a speech at the National Conservatism Conference, rejecting feminism and suggesting that women shouldn’t take spots from men in competitive fields, as I previously reported. “Every effort must be made not to recruit women into engineering, but rather to recruit and demand more of men who become…

Upcoming Activities From the Human Rights Collective

Here are some upcoming efforts from the Human Rights Collective. Training: Dealing With Difficult Conversations  It’s not easy to find the courage to speak when someone you love says something that makes you feel uncomfortable. However, lasting change can only occur when you do. Contact us to have a workshop conducted for your school or…

Study: Black Patients Often Coded in Negative Terms in EHRs

Black patients were more than twice as likely to have their patient behavior and history characterized in negative terms compared to white patients, data from electronic health records (EHRs) revealed. This higher likelihood of having a negative descriptor in their EHRs — with terms such as “resistant,” “noncompliant,” or “agitated” — showed up even after…

Dealing With Difficult Conversations

It’s not easy to find the courage to speak when someone you love says something that makes you feel uncomfortable, according to Inclusive Idaho. However, lasting change can only occur when you do. Having a difficult conversation is, well, difficult, their website reads. This toolkit will guide you through the process of starting a hard…

New statewide alert proposed for missing Indigenous women in Washington

A newly proposed bill would create a statewide alert for missing Indigenous women and people in Washington, the first of its kind in the United States, King5.com reports. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson and State Representative Debra Lekanoff (D-Anacortes) announced the proposed bill on Monday, the story reads House Bill 1725 would function the same as…