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

Women Less than Half of Higher Education Faculty:
Women made up 48.8% of the faculty at all U.S. colleges and universities in 2013. Twenty years before in 1993, that number was 38.7%, according to the U.S. Department of Education.

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Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards

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Women Inventors, Long Overlooked, Are Churning Out More Patents Than Ever

The number of patents that list a woman as the inventor was less than 4 percent in 1976. However, women inventors keep pushing that number upward, and now almost one-quarter of patents issued include a woman as an inventor.»  Link to the original article