A science student recorded a work call to show how often women in STEM are interrupted by men, and the TikTok went viral

  • A woman studying science posted a video on TikTok of "live footage of being a woman in STEM [science, technology, engineering, and mathematics]."
  • Claire McDonnell's recording of a call with her peers shows her repeatedly being interrupted by men.
  • "My male classmates love listening to my input and letting me finish my sentences. True respectful kings," she wrote in the caption.
  • McDonnell, 22, is one of four women studying a graduate science and finance program at the University of Iowa, alongside around 60 men, according to Buzzfeed.
  • She told the news site she originally recorded the call to send to a friend, but then decided she'd post it on TikTok too.
  • The video has now been viewed 2.5 million times.
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my male classmates love listening to my input and letting me finish my sentences ❤️. true respectful kings 🥰. ##fyp ##womeninstem ##misogyny ##men

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