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Long History of Women in Science:
The earliest mention of a woman in science was in 2700 BCA, Merit-Ptah, an ancient Egyptian physician. The Greeks had women practicing medicine as early as 1194 BCE.

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Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards

In The News

Where Are The Women? Like Many Campuses, Penn’s Buildings Mostly Honor Men

Nearly 90 percent of the University of Pennsylvania's 189 buildings are named for men. The numbers are not much better for other nearby colleges and universities, where fewer than 30 percent of buildings are named for women.»  Link to the original article