Recognizing the Achievements of Women in Science,Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine
Women Hold Almost One-Fourth of STEM Jobs:
Women filled 47 percent of all U.S. jobs in 2015, but held only 24 percent of STEM jobs, according to a 2017 report by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards
In The News
Study Finds Women In Stem Win Fewer And Less Prestigious Awards Than Their Male PeersThe data on the winners of prizes in biomedical fields from 1968 to 2017 shows women received only 28 percent of the research awards; and women represented only 13.8 percent of award recipients with the largest monetary value.» Link to the original article