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Celebrating Women in Science

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March 8, 2021, marks International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the achievements of women around the world. It is a day that Technology Networks acknowledges each year, in efforts to share the triumphs achieved and challenges faced by women working in science. In this listicle, we highlight some of our favorite pieces of content that do just that.

We hope you enjoy reading these pieces and let us know if any of them resonate with you.

Women in Science 2021 

Honoring women and girls in science, we interviewed several female scientists working in a variety of disciplines, to gain more insight into their career journeys and what their experience has taught them.

“We need diverse representation at all levels of STEMM, including in leadership.” – Namandjé N. Bumpus, PhD

Addressing the Underrepresentation of Women in Science 

Speaking with Jessica Wade, PhD, we learnt more about her incredible efforts to raise the profile of female researchers and other underrepresented groups in science.

"If we don’t have diverse groups of people doing science, we’ll do worse science." – Jessica Wade, PhD

A History of Women in Science

Looking back at women working within science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine over the years, we highlight figures that had a significant positive impact, despite the lack of recognition they received at the time. 

Women in STEM

This infographic explores women working in STEM from a global perspective. Taking a closer look at the increase in female STEM employees and the fluctuating percentage of women comprising the core STEM workforce.

Jane C. Wright: The Woman Who Changed the Landscape of Oncology

Whether you’ve heard of her previously or not, Dr Jane Cooke Wright’s research changed the landscape of oncology, creating the foundations for cancer treatments as we know them today.

Women in Science: Ancient History to the 21
st Century 

A celebration of the women that fought against sexual discrimination and carved a path for future generations of female scientists and their scientific accomplishments.