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

Number of Women in Congress Increasing:
A record number of women--102 or 18.8% of total membership--serve in the 113th Congress: 82 in the House, including 3 Delegates, and 20 in the Senate.

Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards

In The News

Germany to introduce legal quotas for women on company boards

Several countries in Europe have now instituted quotas for the number of women on boards. The latest one to adopt this strategy is Germany, where a new law would require leading companies to have at least 30% women on their boards of directors by 2016.»  Link to the original article