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Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, Volume 50/Issue 2, March-April 2021, pages 115-118

This article advances SDG 4 and 5 by exploring the gender disparity among Canadian interventional radiologists, highlights the attrition of women through their radiology training, and discusses recruitment strategies to increase diversity in this rewarding field.

Business Horizons, Volume 64, issue 1, January-February 2021, Pages 37-50

In this study the researchers advance several individual, relational, and organizational strategies that support Afro-Diasporic women thriving in the workplace contributing to knowledge on SDG 5.
This journal article addresses SDG 5 and 10 by showcasing maternity ideals, and the ideal of the “natural” birth, can be particularly stressful on those who fear childbirth. Norms concerning femininity and cisgender can contribute to FOC among those who do not comfortably conform with feminine body ideals or feminine gender expressions.

Economic Effects of Natural Disasters, Theoretical Foundations, Methods, and Tools, 2021, Pages 77-95

This book chapter advances SDG 5 and 13 by unpacking the gendered nature of economic dimensions of climate change and identifing that climate change needs to be seen as a pervasive economic issue impacting men and women differently.
This journal article addresses SDG 5 by showing that the way society is organized causes several gender biases that may be reflected throughout women's careers. Funding agencies, universities, and society need to take steps to consider the systemic bias that women experience throughout their careers.

Sex Differences in Cardiac Diseases, Elsevier, 2021, Pages 481-503

This book chapter advances SDG 3 and 5 by explaining how women have an increased risk of certain chronic autoimmune inflammatory disorders (CIDs). All aspects of the heart’s structure and function may be affected by the autoimmune disease.

Sex Differences in Cardiac Diseases, Elsevier, 2021, Pages 671-687

This book chapter addresses SDG 3 and 5 by describing specialized cardiovascular care for women, delivered in “women’s heart programs” (WHPs) focus on the cardiovascular needs of women. This chapter reviews the historical background leading to their development, their structure and specialized areas of focus including referral criteria for unique cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in women, and CVD disorders resulting in acute coronary syndromes (ACS) with pathophysiologies seen exclusively, and/or more commonly in women.

Tackling impostor syndrome: A multidisciplinary approach, Clinical Imaging, 2021

This journal article advances SDGs 3, 5 and 10 by explaining imposter syndrome, how it affects high-achieving women, and tips on how to tackle it.
This journal article promotes gender equality by examining the extent to which gender discrimination and sexual harassment are experienced by female radiologists and trainees, contributing to SDG 5.

Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Volume 144, February 2021, pp.34-36

This article explores gender and mobility issues, and how they impact women's ability to access social goods and services, furthering SDG 6, 8 and 10.