Women in STEM
As Apollo 11 launched from on 16 July 1969, a sea of men watched on from inside NASA's firing room in Florida. Among them was one woman. JoAnn Morgan made her prime-time debut as the first female launch controller during Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins’ historic mission to the moon. But getting there wasn’t easy.
Astronaut Anne McClain is being replaced by male colleague Nick Hague, NASA said.
This International Day for Women And Girls In Science, there is a lot to celebrate. The Department of Education released a report showing how efforts to encourage more girls into STEM subjects in school has led to a 25 percent in girls taking STEM subjects. At a higher level of education, women accounted for 54 percent of UK STEM postgraduates.
"Why do we think a girl has to choose science or lipstick?" 🚀💄
More Women Must Be Encouraged Into STEM Subjects - Not For Diversity Quotas But For The Future Of Innovation
Overlooking the female perspective in innovation can actually cost lives. Until we see diverse female perspectives as necessary, we won’t achieve true equality
Positive representation must be more prevalent
'The old stereotypes die hard.'
Houston, we have a representation problem.