Females account for between 15-20% of engineering and computer science students at universities in the UK. I had heard the numbers, but they had failed to capture just what it would feel like to find yourself in a large lecture room filled with 150 students, only 20 of whom were female.
Eleanor Maguire is a scientific heroine. But she doesn't have a Wikipedia entry. How many more stars are there and why are they so hard to see? We may know some names and when we look them up in Wikipedia they are not there.