For the same performance, a woman is still considered less competent than a man, especially in stereotypically male domains. Cyril Thomas, lecturer at the University of Paris and amateur illusionist, participated in a European study that has just illustrated this effect by studying how magic tricks, a field mainly invested by men, are evaluated. The study is detailed in Social Psychological Bulletin.
Read the research paper: Are Women Perceived as Worse Magicians Than Men? Gender Bias When Evaluating Magic Tricks. Pascal Gygax et al. Social Psychological Bulletin