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Use Your Words

Remember when you were a little kid and teachers and adults were always saying "use your words.?" The newest FairerScience tool, Words Matter , is about helping you use those words more effectively. Words Matter focuses on the effects of different word choices on audience response to your writing and presenting on gender and science.

It can help you make choices, based on your audience and your goals, as to when you, for example, should use the term gender or talk about sex; call our field science or STEM. It can even help you think about when to use words like feminism or equity (and when not to). Check it out.

On another front. I'm sorry for not posting this past week. The combination of six site visits and the flu tired me out a bit (the site visits great; the flu not so great).