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

Etymology of the Word "Girl":
The English word “girl” was initially used to describe a young person of either sex. It was not until the beginning of the sixteenth century that the term was used specifically to describe a female child.

Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards

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Can We Talk About The Gender Pay Gap?

According to a Washington Post article, "the median salary for women working full-time is about 80 percent of men's. That gap, put in other terms, means women are working for free 10 weeks a year." Find out more interesting statistics and tidbits about the gender pay gap, including the gap for every occupation.»  Link to the original article