Recognizing the Achievements of Women in Science,Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine

Family and Tenure:
53 percent of tenured female scientists have children, as compared to 73 percent of tenured male scientists.

Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards

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The XX Factor: Getting More Young Women Ready For STEM Jobs

A recent report by the American Association of University Women finds stereotypes and biases play a major role in discouraging women from pursuing careers in STEM professions, starting early in life and continuing into the workplace. The encouraging news: The report identifies a number of successful strategies currently underway for counteracting biases and making academic and work environments more welcoming to women.»  Link to the original article