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  • Increased number of female engineers in managerial roles brings unintended consequences

    Photo of U. of I. labor professor M. Teresa Cardador.

    Increased female representation in the managerial ranks of engineering organizations may add another layer of sex segregation on top of the one it’s intended to mitigate, says a new paper from U. of I. labor professor M. Teresa Cardador.

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  • Editor’s notes: To contact M. Teresa Cardador, call 217-244-1398; email

    The paper “Promoted up but also out? The unintended consequences of increasing women’s representation in managerial roles in engineering” is available online.