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The Question of Gender: The “Unseen” Problem in Museum Workplaces

Read GEMM Co-founder Joan Baldwin's recent AAM Alliance Labs article here.


"Every day almost 158 million Americans go to work. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 353,000 of them work in museums or heritage organizations, and of that 353,000, 46.7% are women. That’s a far cry from a century ago when women’s roles in museums were limited, proscribed, and rigidly gendered. Today women hold leadership positions in all but the country’s largest and wealthiest museums. That’s progress, but numbers don’t tell the whole story. Gender is still an unseen problem in museum workplaces. ...."

Full article can be found on the AAM Alliance Labs website.

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