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

Mixed News for K-12 STEM:
Differences between girls and boys are negligible in K-12 math and science achievement and coursetaking until they begin taking the most advanced AP courses and high school computer science and engineering courses, according to a National Science Foundation report of 2016 science and engineering indicators.

Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards

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Remembering A Trailblazing Congresswoman

Rep. Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY) coauthored many pieces of legislation to confront and rectify inequities in women's health, safety, and job security. Read a tribute by the founder of the Society for Women's Health Research to this outstanding advocate for women, who was the oldest sitting member of Congress when she passed away in March.»  Link to the original article