International Women's Day

It's International Women's Day!


Graphic titled International Women's Day Text reads March 8th 2021, This year's theme is "let's all choose to challenge" aimed to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. Among graduate students, women are ~40% more likely to experience anxiety of depression than cis-men. For women seeking help, they are often misdiagnosed due to the non-uniform symptoms between genders, the wage gap between cis-men and women is still nearly 25% for the same role!

This year's theme is "let's all choose to challenge" aimed to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality.


Today, and every day, we should be celebrating women's achievements, raising awareness against bias, and taking action for equality. Who's ready to Choose To Challenge?


Did You Know...

  • Among graduate students, women are ~40% more likely to experience anxiety of depression than cis-men.

  • For women seeking help, they are often misdiagnosed due to the non-uniform symptoms that occur between genders, leading to a higher proportion of women being treated with antipsychotics when unnecessary, or having a blanketed depression diagnosis without really digging deep.

  • Despite ongoing change and efforts, the wage gap between cis-men and women is still nearly 25% for the same role!