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

Female Names that Win More Awards:
The most common first names for individual women receiving awards are Susan, Mary, and Elizabeth.

Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards

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Inside Silicon Valley's Struggles to Hire More Women and Minorities

Two years ago, a number of tech giants were challenged to make public race and gender statistics for their employees. The numbers showed a significant lack of diversity in their workforces, and despite their efforts to bring aboard more women and minorities, the numbers have increased only a few percentage points – or, in some cases, dropped.»  Link to the original article