Marie Boran

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I’ll See Your Troll and Raise You One Notable Woman Scientist

At <i>Backchannel</i>, Andrew McMillen writes on how one young Wikipedia admin fights back at trolls by raising the profile of notable women in science, one …

Grace Murray Hopper (1906-1992): A legacy of innovation and service

On Feb. 11, President Peter Salovey announced that he and the Yale Corporation had voted to change the name of Calhoun College, one of the …

17 Top Female Scientists Who Have Changed the World

Saturday we celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, and while this has been a remarkable year for recognition of women in …

Activism

Accelerating Momentum For Women And Girls In Science

Participation by women in scientific research is rising--women now outnumber men majoring in biological sciences and the percentage of women awarded doctoral degrees in life sciences grew from 15% in 1969 to 52% in 2009. Yet women's participation in other STEM fields (science, technology, …

12 Powerful Posters Of Female Scientists That Every Classroom Needs

Move over, Einstein.<p>Can you name five female scientists from history?<p>Maybe you named one, or two. Chances are you remembered Marie Curie, the famed two-time Nobel Laureate whose work led to the discovery of radioactivity. Yet there are hundreds of female scientists whose work has been foundational …

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