It seems like no amount of achievements are enough for society to see women as individuals and not wives, daughters, sisters etc.
Esther Duflo represents women in a filed notoriously male-dominated. She is only the second woman to win a Nobel Prize in Economics.
Duflo and Banerjee have worked with the poor in dozens of countries spanning five continents, trying to understand the specific problems that come with poverty and to find proven solutions.
The next time someone mixes up a relationship for a profession, please make sure you point out the difference. If we don’t do it now, we are never going to correct unconscious bias
Esther Duflo is the youngest recipient of the award in its 51 year history.
This sexism is an everyday issue where women are being left out of important roles, their achievements overshadowed and sometimes even usurped by the men around them