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

Fewer Than 30 Women Head Fortune 500 Companies:
Twenty-six women are currently Fortune 500 CEOs, representing just 5.2 percent of the CEO positions.

Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards

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If America Wants to Kill Science, It’s on Its Way

Like much of history, scientific memoir is the domain of victors, researchers at their denouement reflecting on their rise to eminence. These are not the voices from the trenches, of scientists working, as so many do daily, to take the next logical step, to make the next discovery. And with few exceptions -- Jane Goodall, Rita Levi-Montalcini -- these have not been the stories of women.»  Link to the original article