Recognizing the Achievements of Women in Science,Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine
STEM Doctorates & Women:
In 2015, more women (55.4%) than men (44.6%) received doctoral degrees in life sciences. However, women lagged behind in other STEM categories, receiving 33.6% of the doctorates in physical and earth sciences; 24.7% in mathematics and computer sciences; and 23.2% in engineering.
Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards
In The News
Mentoring Programs May Be The Best Way To Retain Women In Geoscience DisciplinesInteraction with faculty is important to keeping female students in the earth and environmental sciences, according to a new study by researchers at seven universities.» Link to the original article