The proportion of doctors and lawyers who were white men in 1960.  Racism and sexism kept those professions homogenous, but it turns out less racism and sexism translates into better use of talent, more productivity, and actually creates economic growth. (via theweekmagazine)

And, today, women comprise roughly 48% of medical students. We can give the boomers a hard time for making our economy unsustainable for our future, but we have to say they fought hard for gender equality, and got it, especially in medicine.