Despite Lifted Restrictions, Study Shows Women Still Face Obstacles In The Military
The U.S. Secretary of Defense recently announced that as of January 2016, all gender-based restrictions on military service will be lifted. Despite this change, research by the Women's Foundation of Kansas City in conjunction with the University of Kansas and the Army Research Institute shows that females still face barriers within the military.
- Wendy Doyle is the President and CEO of the Women’s Foundation, which partnered with the University of Kansas and the Army Research Institute to conduct the research study called “Project Diane.”
- Dr. Shannon Portillo is an associate professor at KU’s School of Public Affairs and Administration and one of the researchers with "Project Diane."