Recognizing the Achievements of Women in Science,Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine
Number of New Women Members to National Academy of Sciences Holds Steady:
Of the 84 new members elected to the National Academy of Sciences in both 2015 and 2016, the number of women was the same: 24 or 28.6% - up from 21.4% in 2014, according to an analysis by the "Women in Academia Report."
Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards
In The News
Sexism That Permeates West Point Similar To Other Academic InstitutionsRead the insights of a woman who taught history for a year at West Point. Peggy O'Donnell said the sexism she saw and experienced was "at turns quiet and glaring, insidious and overt, exhausting and breathtaking." And, she added, "there is a warning . . . here for the rest of academe."» Link to the original article