Social and professional status of women researchers of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Alesia Salavei, Research fellow, Institute of sociology of NAS of Belarus

On the basis of statistical data, it is concluded that the feminization of the Belarusian academic science is continuing. According to the results of sociological research, the social and professional status of women researchers in academic science is analyzed. The article considers the possibilities of advancement in the career scientific ladder, as well as the impact of gender stereotypes on the scientific activities of women.
Key words: women scientists, feminization of science, scientific career, professional strategy, gender stereotypes.