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Study Reveals Gender Dynamics of Professional Planning Practice

A new study published by the Journal of the American Planning Association details the gender dynamics of planning offices around the country, finding challenges with exclusive communication (i.e., shutting women out from workplace communication).

March 12, 2020 - Journal Of The American Planning Association

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