STEM

Bill to prevent sexual harassment in STEM fields could actually help in every area

But it will go far beyond math and science.

Karen Fratti | September 20, 2016 - 3:14 pm

Friendly Reminder: The Gender Wage Gap Is Also Due To Outright Discrimination, According To New Study

This new study challenges the widely accepted belief that the wage gap only exists because girls are “afraid of math.”

Kylie Cheung | May 22, 2016 - 9:45 pm

Female STEM Students Assemble For Marvel Internship Challenge

If you’re a young woman with a yen for STEM studies, it’s time to assemble your best ideas and apply for an internship at Marvel.

“Marvel’s Captain America:

Jenni Miller | March 18, 2016 - 3:45 pm

Boy Wins A Competition Aimed At Girls In Tech

People are not please with EDF, an energy company in the UK, after they awarded a 13-year-old boy with first place in technology competition marketed for young girls. The Pretty…

Lauren Vinopal | February 26, 2016 - 3:45 pm

Frisky Rant: I Am A Scientist, Not A “Lady” Scientist

Earlier this year, Nobel Laureate Sir Tim Hunt and Biochemist at the University College London found himself with a bit of a PR problem when he tried to analyze the…

Iris Harris | October 2, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Girl Fights “Boys Only” Robotics Program, Makes Her Library More Equitable

An Ontarian girl fought the biblio-patriarchal establishment and won! Cash Cayen, a girl from Timmins, Ontario who just wanted to make some gull-derned robots – because WHO DOESN’T, REALLY – was turned…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 6, 2015 - 4:30 pm

iBesties Want To Teach Girls That STEM Careers Are The Way To Go

Want to get more girls into STEM careers? There’s a doll for that.

Megan Reynolds | June 30, 2015 - 9:00 am

Study: Half Of Black And Latina Women Scientists Mistaken For Janitors Or Secretaries

Maybe this is why women are leaving STEM careers in droves, hmm?

Megan Reynolds | June 4, 2015 - 11:15 am

Read About Wonder Woman’s Longstanding Place In Art

Plus, Joss Whedon takes on “Jurassic Park” and lady blog The Mary Sue in Today’s Lady News!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 14, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Woman Sets Fire To Yoga Studio, Can’t Stop Grinning About It

This super enthused arsonist yogi, why you should consider using the female condom, and more in Today’s Lady News…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 26, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Facebook Has Removed Its “Feeling Fat” Emoji

Facebook has removed its “feeling fat” emoji, hurrah! [The Verge]
Doxxing and revenge porn have now been explicitly banned on Twitter. [Gizmodo]
Part of the sexism problem…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 12, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Black Colleges Are Helping To Boost Black Participation In The Sciences

Historically Black colleges are helping to increase participation in STEM fields. [The Atlantic]
Gmail has been shut down completely in China. [The Guardian]
Read the too-common story…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 29, 2014 - 6:00 pm
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