“How do I take science and by solving a problem in science, address a problem that disproportionately affects women all over planet Earth? That’s my feminist agenda.”
NASA should order more medium-sized space suits—and your boss should turn up the thermostat. When our workplaces evolve to make room for women, everyone wins.
In October of 1900, a young Serbian woman named Mileva Marić was at her family home in southern Hungary when a letter arrived from her lover—a former classmate at the Zurich Polytechnic named Albert Einstein. “I’m so lucky to have found you,” he wrote, “a creature who is my equal, and who is as strong and independent as I am! I feel alone with everyone else except you.”
The sexual misconduct allegations against Neil DeGrasse Tyson are only the most recent high-profile cases to rock astrophysics.
Two girl-powered videos are taking the Internet by storm today as feminists around the world celebrate International Day of the Girl.
What do you do when you’re faced with the knowledge that even young children have internalized the kinds of sexist notions that hold girls back? If you’re Audrey Shawley, you roll up your sleeves, grab your female friends and get to work smashing those preconceptions.
We caught up with three Regeneron Science Talent competition semi-finalists Natalia Orlovsky, Kavya Kopparapu and Nitya Parthasarathy—and talked curiousity, diversity and good friends.
Bill Cosby, Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacy, Charlie Rose, Ryan Seacrest—the list of accused celebrities goes on and on. While these alleged experiences aren’t new or novel, they’re coming to light so vociferously, so persistently, and in such graphic detail that the public is calling for accountability on a grand scale. As a result of the […]
This year, four Pascua Yaqui Native American girls got the chance to be the first of their tribe to go Space Camp.
At this summer’s Women in Science Girls STEAM Camp in Malawi, campers and counselors alike considered the ways technology can prevent gender-based violence.