Recognizing the Achievements of Women in Science,Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine
Long History of Women in Science:
The earliest mention of a woman in science was in 2700 BCA, Merit-Ptah, an ancient Egyptian physician. The Greeks had women practicing medicine as early as 1194 BCE.
Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards
In The News
What The Nobels Are — And Aren’t — Doing To Encourage DiversityOnly 3% of Nobel science prizes have gone to women. Find out about the changes planned for next year's nomination process to ensure outstanding women are not overlooked, and which suggestions were not embraced.» Link to the original article