In recent years, scientists have discovered that the findings from many published academic studies don't hold up when other scholars try to reproduce them. How can we fix this "reproducibility crisis" and make science more reliable? To find out, Footnote produced a series of articles for Inside Higher Ed sharing perspectives from innovators who are working to make research more transparent, rigorous, and reliable. In this episode, the co-producers of the series, Diana Brazzell and Stephanie Wykstra, share what we learned.
In the U.S., men are 50% more likely to become entrepreneurs than women. What's behind this disparity and how can we close the gap? To find out, we talk to Dr. Susan Duffy at Babson College, home of the top-ranked entrepreneurship program in the country. We also hear the stories of two women founders, Emily Lagasse and Betty Francisco, about what it was like to start their own businesses.