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
Majority of Dartmouth Engineering Degrees Given to Women – A First in the CountryDartmouth College recently awarded 64 of its 119 undergraduate engineering degrees to women. The college says it is the first time “a U.S. national research university's graduating class of engineering undergraduates is over 50 percent female.”» Link to the original article