when i was still doing physics, i spent a year at a uni where i had to walk 10 mins to a women's bathroom, passing many mens on the way. it literally was not set up with the idea that women can do physics.

i have been told by men that women can't do physics. proved them wrong. i've had sexual harassment, had people mansplain my own work, and this is common. my phd supervisor, who is now a professor, is often asked who's student she is, because men can't get the idea that women could actually get faculty positions.

in life sciences now, there are many more women. but still, the bosses are mostly men. and they still mansplain my work to me even though i'm in a very specialised field that neither my current nor previous bosses (bar one) have any experience in.