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Nobel Prize

Meet the Woman Who Won the Nobel Prize in Literature

Belarusian journalist and writer Svetlana Alexievich was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday. The Nobel laureate became the 14th woman to win the literature prize. Alexievich was born in Ivano-Frankovask, a town in western Ukraine. Read More »

Meet the First Woman in China to Win a Nobel Prize

Tu Youyou became the first woman in China to win a Nobel Prize in one of the sciences. The 84 year old also became the first women to win any Nobel Prize, according to TIME. Read More »