How the Issue Arose
-Is It a Problem?
-The Role of Gender Bias
-The Pipeline Effect
Is There Gender Bias?
Why is the Pipeline Shrinking?
-Academia vs. Industry
-Lack of Self-Confidence
-Personal Life, Family and Academia
-Females Who Switched Out
-Males Who Switched Out
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