Issue 8 • Week of March 6, 2022
Marie Curie shattered the Nobel Prize glass ceiling by winning in two different disciplines, but we still have a long way to go to reach equality in science. A mere 1/3 of those employed in the US today in her fields are women, though that is actually the second best representation across STEM. Applied science rounds out the bottom, with only 7% and 8% of mechanical and electrical engineers being female respectively.
Why do these challenges remain and what does that mean for us?
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