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Girl Power! Women in STEM

WNPR

December 6, 2016

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In Our Words

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Scientists Must Speak Up for the Green New Deal

Scientific American

February 25, 2019

We Are Never Just Scientists

Scientific American

March 8, 2017

An Open Letter from and to Female Scientists

Scientific American

November 18, 2016

 

Mentions

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How scientists are fighting against gender bias in conference speaker lineups

Science

February 11, 2019

Leadership team member Elizabeth McCullagh discusses our Request a Woman Scientist database and how it’s helping to reduce the prevalence of all-male panels at conferences.

A new comprehensive report shows how women in STEM face huge disadvantages 

Massive Science

February 11, 2019

The Lancet published its landmark #LancetWomen report and leadership team member Dr. Maryam Zaringhalam discussed some of what 500 Women Scientists is working on to amplify women’s leadership in STEM fields.

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The 2018 Bitch 50

Bitch Media

December 6, 2018

BitchMedia named the creators of the Request a Woman Scientist platform—leadership members Dr. Elizabeth McCullagh, Dr. Jane Zelikova, and Dr. Katarzyna Nowak—part of their top 50 most impactful creators, artists, and activists in pop culture whose imaginations extend beyond normalizing and affirming the same mainstream messages.

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Hundreds say #TimesUp for world’s largest scientific organization to address sexual harassment

PBS News Hour

August 27, 2018

Advisory Board member Dr. Meghan Duffy and leadership team member Dr. Maryam Zaringhalam discuss the open letter calling on the AAAS to address sexual harassment

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A physicist is writing one Wikipedia entry a day to recognize women in science

CNN

July 27, 2018

Leadership member Dr. Jess Wade discusses the importance of recognizing women scientists for their achievements

Only 3 in 10 children asked to draw a scientist drew a woman. But that’s more than ever.

The Washington Post

March 20, 2018

Leadership team members Drs. Jane Zelikova and Maryam Zaringhalam discuss representations of scientists

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Not My Scientist: How and Why Bill Nye Became So Deeply Polarizing

Inverse

February 5, 2018

Leadership team members Drs. Rukmani Vijayaraghavan and Kelly Fleming spoke about the reception of our op-ed in Scientific American

Are Climate Scientists Ready for Trump? - December 27, 2016

The Atlantic

December 27, 2016

Co-founder Dr. Jane Zelikova on the importance of activism in science.

Is Donald Trump pushing more scientists towards political activism?

Nature

December 13, 2016

Co-founder Dr. Kelly Ramirez on the origins of 500 Women Scientists

 

Words from Our Pods

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Tax plan would punish graduate students: Letters, Nov. 23

Knoxville Pod

Knoxville News Sentinel

November 23, 2018

Defunding science for the Colorado River has consequences

Moab, Utah Pod

The Salt Lake Tribune

September 9, 2018

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Childhood Should Be Sacred

Seattle Pod

Scientific American

July 2, 2018

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Why Women Drop out of Science Careers

NYC Pod

Scientific American

October 10, 2017

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Science is Patriotic

NYC Pod

Scientific American

July 4, 2017


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