Recognizing the Achievements of Women in Science,Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine
U.S. Not World Leader in Women Science Majors and Researchers:
In a Northwestern University study of 66 countries, the U.S. ranked 39th in the number of women in science majors (43 percent), and 10th from the bottom for its proportion of female scientific researchers (26.6 percent).
Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards
In The News
Same Auld Lang Syne: Dearth of Diversity in 2016 American Chemical Society AwardsThe lack of female winners when the 2016 American Chemical Society Awards were announced (only five percent were women) sparks a reexamination of the gender inequity in STEM awards and prizes.» Link to the original article