Field Value
Research agenda item AWD.02
Short title AWD.02 WFA gender, career, and geographic diversity
Extended title Compare various metrics of diversity in the collection of available winning and non-winning Woodie Flowers Award / Finalist Award Submissions

Additional requirements

Assess gender and career diversity of the available WFA essays. Assess geographic distribution.


Did you know that no female WFAs are career engineers? They are all teachers. Compared to the 50/50 split between male career engineers and male teachers.


Discussion of the relative priority of this research agenda item.

Our recommendations to potential investigators, including:

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Prior art

Discussion of any existing research that has already been done and exists within the community.