Percentage of society that is very comfortable with a female leader in business and politics
graph from Maria Vultaggio/Statista; slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@JennaLaib)
with help from Dr. Brandie E. Waid (@MathTeach_BEW)
(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)
An important element to discussion about this graph is what’s missing from the data. (e.g. what genders are represented? what countries are represented? How might a different sample of countries change our perception of this data? Whose story is being told? Whose story is missing?)
Type of Graph: bar graph
Source: Vultaggio, Maria. “Gender Equality: Canada Is Most Comfortable With Female Leaders.” Statista: November 19, 2019.
- Reykjavík Global Forum Women Leaders – 2019 Report
- BBC News, “The Arab world in seven charts: Are Arabs turning their backs on religion?” BBC: May 19, 2019.
- Thomas, Katherine. “Women’s Rights in the Middle East and North Africa.” The Arab Barometer: August 2019.
Potential Math Content: bar graph, percentages, estimating percentages, data collection methodology, what’s missing from the data (e.g. what genders are represented? what countries are represented? How might a different sample of countries change our perception of this data?)
Potential Content Connections: politics, business, international, countries, bias