Keystone Symposium “Connectomics”

Keystone Symposium “Connectomics

Organizers: Olaf Sporns, Danielle Bassett and Jeremy Freeman
Sponsor: Takeda
Keynote gender ratio: 2 women: 2 men (50%)
Speaker gender ratio (incl. keynote):  15 women: 27 men (36%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 27%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword “connectome” and counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in pages 1, 3, 6 and 8 of 8 results pages. Double checking with our python script we got a base rate of 28% for this keyword.