The isthmus of Madison, Wisconsin -- the strip of land between Lakes Mendota and Monona where we all live and work -- is currently experiencing flooding driven by record rainfalls. In fact, they're sandbagging our offices as I write this. While the more immediate concern of this watery mess creeping into our homes and studios is on our minds, I had the thought I often do whenever something is happening in the world: "I bet TTBOOK has an interview that would make me think more deeply about all this." And guess what? We did!
For years, women in science have battled discrimination, old boys’ clubs and gendered stereotypes. Now they’re blowing the whistle on sexual harassment, and some eminent career scientists are being held to account.