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

Etymology of the Word "Girl":
The English word “girl” was initially used to describe a young person of either sex. It was not until the beginning of the sixteenth century that the term was used specifically to describe a female child.

Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards

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Domesticating Physics

During the first half of the 20th century, physics for women in high schools and colleges was dominated by courses that integrated the role of the housewife, introductory physics, and household technological innovations into a new field of education: household physics.»  Link to the original article