Recognizing the Achievements of Women in Science,Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine
How Long have Women been in Science?:
The very first woman to be mentioned in writings about science was En Hedu'Anna in 2354 BCE, however there were almost certainly female scientists even before her.
Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards
In The News
Female Students Less Likely To Drop Engineering Program If Female MentoredA study finds that female students were much more likely to continue to pursue their engineering degree if they had a female mentor, but not if they had a male mentor (18 percent of them dropped out) or no mentor (11 percent dropped out).» Link to the original article