The Cell team recently took a look at our reviewer pool for the papers we were sending out for peer review. It was immediately obvious that our choices were skewed toward American, male reviewers…
Given Cell’s scope as a journal, we can and should do much better in getting the expertise and voice of female researchers.
Last night, I was honored by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Alongside Oakland Privacy and William Gibson, I received a 2019 Barlow/Pioneer Award. I was asked to give a speech. As I reflected on what got me to this place, I realized I needed to reckon with how I have benefited from men whose actions have helped uphold a patriarchal system that has hurt so many people. I needed to face my past in order to find a way to create space to move forward.