President Paula A. Johnson appeared on Straight Talk with Hank Paulson to discuss her mother’s influence on her career, women in STEM and obstacles she’s faced in medicine and academia, the benefits of a women’s college, her management style, what has driven her throughout her career, and leading Wellesley College amidst the pandemic.
Following the 2020 release of the documentary Picture a Scientist, President Johnson told The Chicago Tribune that institutions like Wellesley have been working to keep women flowing into STEM fields, but more work needs to be done.
On the Visible Voices podcast, President Paula A. Johnson and Joneigh S. Khaldun MD MPH discussed the 2018 NASEM report: Sexual Harassment in Academic Science, Engineering, and Medicine, and leadership, storytelling, and mentorship.
President Paula A. Johnson appeared on the Seneca's 100 Women to Hear podcast to discuss women's leadership, the direction medicine needs to take, and her optimism for the future.
President Johnson describes the impact of the pandemic on students' mental health, and what to do about it.
President Johnson spoke with WBUR's Carey Goldberg about the success of asymptomatic COVID testing on college campuses.
President Paula A. Johnson outlined the costs of COVID-19 testing for colleges with budgets that are already strained.
President Johnson was named to Boston Business Journal's Power 50 for 2020.
Plenty of women study science in college, but they fall out of STEM fields over time because of discrimination and harassment, said President Johnson.