Recognizing the Achievements of Women in Science,Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine
Increase in Numbers of Women Submitting NSF Proposals, Winning Awards :
Over the past decade, there have been small increases in the number of proposals submitted by women to the National Science Foundation, and the number of awards NSF makes to women. However, in 2013, women still represented less than 25% of the total proposals submitted and funded, according to an NSF report.
Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards
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Kids More Likely To Imagine Women As Scientists Than They Were 50 Years AgoWhen researchers took a look at more than 5,000 children's drawings from the 1960s and 1970s, they found only 28 drawings showed women as scientists. Find out what Northwestern University researchers recently learned when they examined drawings made between 1985 and 2016 about how children's images of scientists have evolved.» Link to the original article