#STEM

  • Article: Dutch University Only Accepting Women's Job Applications to Fix Its Gender Bias Problem
    Education

    Dutch University Only Accepting Women's Job Applications to Fix Its Gender Bias Problem

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Gaëlle Langué|June 24, 2019

    In the Netherlands, nearly 38% of engineers and scientists are women. Read more

  • Article: 'Hidden Figures': NASA Renames Street to Honor Black Women Who Supported Its Moon Mission
    Girls & Women

    'Hidden Figures': NASA Renames Street to Honor Black Women Who Supported Its Moon Mission

    June 13, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Hidden Figures Way honors three black female mathematicians who helped send the US to the moon. Read more

  • Article: The Next Astronaut to Walk on the Moon Could Be a Woman, NASA Says
    Girls & Women

    The Next Astronaut to Walk on the Moon Could Be a Woman, NASA Says

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 15, 2019

    The astronaut would also be the first person to walk on the moon in 50 years. Read more

  • Article: Yet Another Study Points Out STEM's Gender Equality Problem
    Education

    Yet Another Study Points Out STEM's Gender Equality Problem

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 9, 2019

    Even when women are good at math, men are more likely to pursue it. Read more

  • Article: These Scientists Started a Club for 500 Women in STEM. 9,000 Joined.
    Girls & Women

    These Scientists Started a Club for 500 Women in STEM. 9,000 Joined.

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Lindsay Powers|May 7, 2019

    There’s no excuse for not finding a qualified woman, says one of the founders. Read more

  • Article: You Can Thank This Scientist for the First-Ever Image of a Black Hole
    Girls & Women

    You Can Thank This Scientist for the First-Ever Image of a Black Hole

    By Daniele Selby|April 11, 2019

    Katie Bouman helped develop a crucial algorithm as a graduate student at MIT. Read more

  • Article: NASA Abandons First All-Female Spacewalk Due to Lack of Suits for Women
    Girls & Women

    NASA Abandons First All-Female Spacewalk Due to Lack of Suits for Women

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|March 26, 2019

    Anne McClain and Christina Koch were scheduled to make the history making trip on Friday. Read more

  • Article: A Woman Just Won the 'Nobel Prize of Math' for the First Time
    Girls & Women

    A Woman Just Won the 'Nobel Prize of Math' for the First Time

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|March 20, 2019

    Karen Uhlenbeck is a mathematician and professor at the University of Texas. Read more