Women in Communication: Assessing and Advancing Gender Equality

Extended abstract accepted for presentation at AEJMC, August 4-7, 2021

Abstract: This study addresses the persistent gender discrepancies in the communication profession. By conducting an online survey of 1,046 communication professionals in the U.S. and Canada, this study provides some of the latest analyses on perceptions and experiences related to women and gender equality. Several key issues are investigated, including the perceived improvement of gender equality, contributing factors to gender inequality, and the barriers for women’s leadership advancement. Research and practical implications are discussed.

Solyee Kim 

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