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women in science

In Finland, Girls Outperform Boys in Science Testing

Here in the U.S., female students' achievements in mathematics and science matches their male peers, but only 29 percent of women actually take up careers in science and Read More »

Cards Against Humanity Offers Full-Ride Scholarships to Women Pursuing STEM

Popular card game Cards Against Humanity is setting the deck high for giving back. Read More »

Watch Girls Who Code Teach Buzzfeed's Try Guys About Coding

If you've ever browsed around Buzzfeed long enough, then you might be familiar with the Try Guys. Read More »

Pakistan Has More Female Medical Students Than Practicing Female Doctors

How many of Pakistan's female medical students go on to become doctors? Not many, says a recent BBC report. Read More »

5 Groundbreaking Female Scientists You Need to Know

As the third season of Showtime gem "Masters of Sex" premieres on Sunday, Bill Masters and Virginia Johnson are gearing up to publish the sexology tome that made them famous, "Human Sexual Response" (1966). Read More »

The MAKERS Conference Highlights: Gwynne Shotwell

At The MAKERS Conference, we were fortunate to have some of the leading women in STEM (science, tech, engineering and tech) hit the stage, including President and Chief Operating Officer at SpaceX, Gwynne Shotwell. Read More »

Women Who've Made Breakthrough Scientific Contributions

The conversation on the lack of women in science, or the gender gap in STEM, never seems to cease. Read More »