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The Lost Women of Science Initiative Announces New Grants and Projects for 2024

The Lost Women of Science Initiative Announces New Grants and Projects for 2024

The Lost Women of Science Initiative enters 2024 with new funding

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We Remember with Respect and Gratitude

We Remember with Respect and Gratitude

In memoriam: Betty Irene Moore, 1928 - 2023

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Why the ‘Mother of the Atomic Bomb’ Never Won a Nobel Prize

Why the ‘Mother of the Atomic Bomb’ Never Won a Nobel Prize

Lise Meitner developed the theory of nuclear fission, the process that enabled the atomic bomb.

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Lost Women of Science Podcast Reveals the Untold Story of Why Physicist Lise Meitner Was Denied the Nobel Prize for Her Pioneering Work on Splitting the Atom

Lost Women of Science Podcast Reveals the Untold Story of Why Physicist Lise Meitner Was Denied the Nobel Prize for Her Pioneering Work on Splitting the Atom

The first episode airs today and the second on September 14.

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 Female scientists who worked on A-bomb mostly absent from ‘Oppenheimer’

Female scientists who worked on A-bomb mostly absent from ‘Oppenheimer’

You wouldn’t know it from the film, but many women were involved in the Manhattan Project during Wor

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Who Was Alessandra Giliani, 14th Century Teen Anatomist?

Who Was Alessandra Giliani, 14th Century Teen Anatomist?

Was a teenager named Alessandra Giliani the western world’s first female anatomist?

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Lost Women of the Manhattan Project Press Release

Lost Women of the Manhattan Project Press Release

New LWoS Mini-series Tells the Stories of the 'Forgotten' Women Who Worked on the Manhattan Project

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Women Are Credited Less in Science Than Men

Women Are Credited Less in Science Than Men

Analysis: women in research teams are significantly less likely than men to be credited with authors

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Rosalind Franklin and Unsung Women in Science

Rosalind Franklin and Unsung Women in Science

Analysis: women in research teams are significantly less likely than men to be credited with authors

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Lost Women of Science Launches Fifth Podcast Season

Lost Women of Science Launches Fifth Podcast Season

“The Doctor and the Fix: How Marie Nyswander Changed the Landscape of Addiction”

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We Remember with Respect and Gratitude

We Remember with Respect and Gratitude

Dr. Gordon Moore, 1929 – 2023. Pioneering scientist, entrepreneur and philanthropist

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How The Matilda Effect Removes Women in STEM From History - Beyond the Scenes | The Daily Show

How The Matilda Effect Removes Women in STEM From History - Beyond the Scenes | The Daily Show

Our very own Katie Hafner was featured on Beyond the Scenes from The Daily Show.

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The Matilda Effect: How Women Are Becoming Invisible in Science

The Matilda Effect: How Women Are Becoming Invisible in Science

What is the Matilda Effect?

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White House Summit on STEMM Equity and Excellence

White House Summit on STEMM Equity and Excellence

Watch Dr. Marie Klawe speak at the White House Summit on STEMM Equity and Excellence

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Fireside chat with Lost Women of Science

Fireside chat with Lost Women of Science

LWoS, the UNCF and Spelman College came together for this “fireside chat."

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Science Journalism Panel

Science Journalism Panel

Watch the Wesleyan Women in Science Journalism Panel featuring Katie and Amy.

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CHM Live - Revealing Lost Women of Science: Klári Dán von Neumann

CHM Live - Revealing Lost Women of Science: Klári Dán von Neumann

On April 5, 2022, the CHM hosted an event celebrating the life of Klári Dán von Neuman

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Living With Cystic Fibrosis: Lost Women of Science

Living With Cystic Fibrosis: Lost Women of Science

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