Kate Sheridan

Science Writer

Kate Sheridan is a science writer. She's previously written for STAT, Hakai Magazine, the Montreal Gazette, and other digital and print outlets. Before arriving in New York City, she lived in Montreal. She can be reached by email.


When a woman becomes a mother for the first time, her pay decreases by 4 percent on average. By comparison, new fathers typically see a 6 percent increase in their salary.