Editor's note: During National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15), Ciencia Puerto Rico and Borinqueña are celebrating the work of organizations inspiring, supporting and empowering Latinas in STEM fields...
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Women in physics tend to be outnumbered by men nearly all over the world. For a few days in early August, however, it didn't feel that way when I attended the International Conference on Women in Physics in Waterloo, Canada...
In the fall of 2005, I and a couple hundred other new students at Columbia University's journalism school walked into a lecture hall for a series of welcome speeches, and two things happened that impressed me...
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After much rejoicing at the news last month that LEGO would mass-produce a set of female scientist minifigures, the company has released a prototype of the final set to its original designer, Ellen Kooijman (a.k.a...
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Diverse ideas and perspectives benefit science—as studies amply demonstrate—yet progress can be frustratingly slow. We think it's time to amplify the conversation.
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