#Women in Science

  • Article: This British Astronomer Just Donated £2.3M Prize Winnings to Help Minorities Become Scientists
    Girls & Women

    This British Astronomer Just Donated £2.3M Prize Winnings to Help Minorities Become Scientists

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 6, 2018

    The same discovery was awarded the Nobel prize in 1974 — but it went to her male collaborators. Read more

  • Article: A London Academic Wrote Hundreds of Wikipedia Pages to Get Female Scientists the Recognition They Deserve
    Girls & Women

    A London Academic Wrote Hundreds of Wikipedia Pages to Get Female Scientists the Recognition They Deserve

    By James Hitchings-Hales|July 25, 2018

    Not all superheros wear capes. (It’s probably a fire hazard in the lab, anyway.) Read more

  • Article: Barbie Just Got a New Career as a Robotics Engineer
    Girls & Women

    Barbie Just Got a New Career as a Robotics Engineer

    By Daniele Selby|June 27, 2018

    This Barbie's dreams are much bigger than a Malibu Dream House. Read more

  • Article: Nearly Half of American Women in Science Have Been Harassed, Study Says
    Girls & Women

    Nearly Half of American Women in Science Have Been Harassed, Study Says

    By Daniele Selby|June 13, 2018

    Most women said they had experienced inappropriate comments and sexist jokes at work. Read more

  • Article: ‘The Scully Effect’ Is Real — and There’s Data to Prove It
    Girls & Women

    ‘The Scully Effect’ Is Real — and There’s Data to Prove It

    By Daniele Selby|April 25, 2018

    The truth is out there — Dana Scully inspired a generation of women to pursue STEM. Read more

  • Article: This 8-Year-Old Mexican Girl Won a Prize for Making a Solar Heater From Recycled Objects
    Environment

    This 8-Year-Old Mexican Girl Won a Prize for Making a Solar Heater From Recycled Objects

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|March 5, 2018

    She’s been an inventor since age four. Read more

  • Article: Badass 11-Year-Old Girl Scientist Invents Device to Help Test Water in Flint, Michigan
    Finance & Innovation

    Badass 11-Year-Old Girl Scientist Invents Device to Help Test Water in Flint, Michigan

    By Phineas Rueckert|Nov. 28, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Her invention could help prevent future water crises. Read more

  • Article: NASA’s Newest Building Is Named After ‘Hidden Figures’ Hero Katherine Johnson
    Girls & Women

    NASA’s Newest Building Is Named After ‘Hidden Figures’ Hero Katherine Johnson

    By Colleen Curry|Sept. 25, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    An inspiration to girls everywhere. Read more