Recognizing the Achievements of Women in Science,Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine
Less Women in Congress This Time Around:
The 115th Congress will have 104 women in its ranks, down from 108 in the 114th. The House will go from 88 women to 83, while the number of female Senators increases by one to 21.
Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards
In The News
Why Are Female Doctors Introduced By First Name While Men Are Called ‘Doctor’?A study of speaker introductions at the Mayo Clinic's internal medicine “grand rounds” -- events where doctors, researchers, residents, and medical students present medical problems and treatments for discussion -- showed that male introducers used professional titles for female doctors only 49 percent of the time on first reference, but introduced male doctors by their titles 72 percent of the time.» Link to the original article