Conferences for women in STEM in 2019

Conferences for women in STEM or women in tech are gaining popularity year over year, especially in North America. In a male-dominated industry, they answer a need for networking with like-minded women and for exchanging work experience with them.  

Check out or list of the most important conferences for women in STEM around the world in 2019. Read More

Nobel Prize Award Ceremony

Today 10 December 2018 the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony is taking place in Stockholm, Sweden. Among the 210 persons having received the price in physics, only three have been women. The last one was Donna Strickland who this year was awarded the prize together with Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou for their research on high-intensity ultra short optical pulses.

Among the 181 persons receiving the prize in chemistry, five have been women. This year Frances Arnold was one of the three receivers of the price for her work on the directed evolution of enzymes. Read More

Women in STEM: Success stories and factors behind them

Many women in STEM face several challenges every day. Although it’s more and more common to hear about successful women in STEM and 2018 Nobel Prize winners (Frances Arnold (Chemistry) and Donna Strickland (Physics)) are great examples of success stories, there’s still a long way to go.

There are some common factors of women who have succeeded in STEM, and this article will take a closer look at them. Read More