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The chameleon was a one-time thing. Probably. My name is Alaina Johns. I'm a freelance writer and editor based in Philadelphia, PA.  

 

 

Examining gender bias in venture capital funding

Examining gender bias in venture capital funding

Published on December 9, 2017 with CityWide Stories.

Firms founded by women make up 38 percent of privately-held companies in the U.S., but just two percent of American venture capital (VC) financing goes to women founders. Wharton School professor Laura Huang, a New Jersey native, teamed with three other researchers from Columbia Business School for a new approach to studying this gap.

Is it the result of gender bias? Yes. But as Huang and her co-authors (Dana Kanze, Mark Conley, and Tory Higgins) helped to discover, that bias is operating in unexpected ways—and it might be simple to correct. Read more.

New research gives chronic pain sufferers hope

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PAFA presents Sonya Clark’s ‘Unraveling’: Philly takes down a Confederate monument

PAFA presents Sonya Clark’s ‘Unraveling’: Philly takes down a Confederate monument