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Whats holding women back in Science and Technology industries?

You would think that with a lot of influential female leaders like Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook) , Virginia Rometty (IBM) and Meg Whitman (HP) that more young females are beginning to enter the SET (Science, Engineering and Technology) industries. 341 more words

Why I’ll be leaving research before I’m 40

Publish or perish

Why are we always get told we need publications in Nature or Science for progression? Why is there a need to move around? 713 more words


Jenn's Mom Does Science!

This is a quick one, but I thought I’d share with you, if only to illustrate something about where my love of inquiry came from. 150 more words


Context, context, context


Real estate agents are famous for saying location is everything. “Location, location, location,” is their cry. If anthropologists have a similar mantra, it’s “context, context, context.” Culture is context.  125 more words


Episode 4 – Three is a magic number (Eugene Wigner, Maria Goeppert Mayer, J. Hans D. Jensen)

Of the two women who won the Nobel Prize for Physics, only one wasn’t Marie Curie. Her name was Maria Goeppert Mayer, and despite her remarkable achievements in the field of nuclear physics, her story remains widely unknown. 800 more words

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Women in Science: Barbara McClintock

Most everyone has heard of Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking, Carl Sagan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and the like. Ask someone to name a woman in science, and they might mention Jane Goodall or Marie Curie. 580 more words

Women In Science