Recognizing the Achievements of Women in Science,Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine
U.S. Not World Leader in Women Science Majors and Researchers:
In a Northwestern University study of 66 countries, the U.S. ranked 39th in the number of women in science majors (43 percent), and 10th from the bottom for its proportion of female scientific researchers (26.6 percent).
Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards
In The News
The Quest To Reveal Science’s Hidden Female FacesAn effort to add photos of female scientists to Wikipedia is taking shape, and has expanded to include scientists from other under-represented backgrounds.» Link to the original article