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Women in Science and Engineering

Why The World Should Know The Names of These 5 Women In STEM

Posted 03.17.2015 | Impact

In 2011, women made up only one quarter of the American workforce in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and their presence in co...

Are Nasty Comments Like These Keeping Women Out Of Science?

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 09.25.2014 | Science

"It's death by a thousand cuts. Every day you’re faced with some comment, some snide remark, some inability to get a name on a research paper. And w...

What These STEM College Women Are Doing This Summer

Diane Propsner | Posted 09.15.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

Having graduated from a women's college with a degree in biology, I thought it would be fun to see what my fellow STEM sisters are doing this summer.

Her Solution for Getting More Girls Interested in STEM

Diane Propsner | Posted 06.28.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

Only after recently learning that her childhood experience is more atypical than typical, Flynn decided to do something to share her STEM passion with young girls.

Women in Science: Standing on the Edge

Adele Gulfo | Posted 02.10.2014 | Science
Adele Gulfo

Who is responsible for helping women break down barriers? The answer is simple: We all are. As individuals, we can each take action in the workplace -- for example, by sponsoring other talented women, advocating on behalf of a worthy candidate and recommending her for a career opportunity.

Why First-Year STEM Girls Attend Women's Colleges

Diane Propsner | Posted 10.29.2013 | College
Diane Propsner

Women's colleges provide an empowering environment for their STEM students. Disproving all the silly myths about women in science, these young women focus on what they want: the best possible environment to pursue their career dreams.

STEM Title IX Before it Hits the Classroom

Sabrina Schaeffer | Posted 08.18.2012 | Women
Sabrina Schaeffer

With such an emphasis on the underrepresentation of women in math and science, it's important to remember that this is not the whole story.

Can Women Think About Romance And Excel In Math And Science At The Same Time? Study Says No

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 10.16.2011 | College

When Lora Park was a graduate student in psychology at the University of Michigan, she used to hang out with a group of women in the physical sciences...