Women are well-represented in the veterinary profession, but unacknowledged implicit bias nonetheless drives a sex-based pay gap, researchers report in Science Advances. In one survey, female veterinarians reported more discrimination and less recognition than their male peers; in another study, hiring managers who denied having any gender bias recommended a higher salary and more opportunities for advancement when the name on a resume was Mark, not Elizabeth.
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