*social justice, bar graph

How comfortable are people with women as leaders of government or major companies? (by country)

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.

Paired Texts:

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

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