Organizers: Sam Sober and Tim Gentner
Speaker gender ratio: 5 Women : 6 Men (45%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 34-36%
*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword Songbirds for projects in fiscal years 2014-2019. We then counted the ratio of women among the resulting 62 unique researchers using our python script. Gender was undetermined for one name.