A new study out of Harvard University has found that female surgeons are punished more than male surgeons for the same mistakes. A working paper out of Harvard University offers insights on this very subject. For the paper, economics PhD candidate Heather Sarsons came up with a study design to gage exactly how much more women […]Read More HARVARD STUDY FINDS GENDER BIAS IN MEDICAL PROFESSION
L’Oréal USA announced the opening of the application period for the 2018 For Women in Science program, a national fellowship that recognizes and rewards women researchers at pivotal stages in their careers for their contributions in STEM, as well as their commitment to mentoring the next generation of women in STEM. Every year L’Oréal USA […]Read More L’ORÉAL USA: FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE PROGRAM
It is extremely difficult to get robotics equipment through customs in Afghanistan; however, this did not stop Afghanistan’s all-girl robotics team from working hard and accomplishing their goals. For months, a team of teenage girls had been working to build a ball-sorting robot that will compete in the FIRST Global Challenge, an international robotics competition […]Read More U.S. DENIED VISAS FOR AFGHANISTAN’S ALL-GIRL ROBOTICS TEAM. LOOK WHERE THEY ARE NOW.
Retroviruses are viruses whose genomes consist of RNA and whose genes can be incorporated into host cells’ DNA. Viruses usually only stay in the body for a few days; however, the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) never goes away. HIV attacks the immune system and causes it to become deficient and not work properly. All viruses must […]Read More FRANÇOISE BARRÉ-SINOUSSI
Dr. Suzanne Koven wrote a letter for women and girls aspiring to become doctors. The letter details the many hardships we will have to face on our journey; however, it leaves a beautiful message about hard work and accepting oneself. I found my purpose through medicine, and I believe that it is an active form […]Read More LETTER TO A YOUNG FEMALE PHYSICIAN
With roughly ten years of experience in tissue engineering and more than eight years in bioreactor design, Nina Tandon bridges the realms of business and science. Tandon received a Ph.D. and postdoc in stem cells and tissue engineering, and an Executive MBA in healthcare entrepreneurship from Colombia University. She was also named a TED senior […]Read More NINA TANDON
Brittany Wenger is a nineteen year-old student at Duke University and aspiring pediatric oncologist. After a cousin was diagnosed with breast cancer, Wenger saw firsthand the impact a diagnosis can have on a young woman and her family. Because of this, she created Cloud4Cancer, a breast cancer detection app. Cloud4Cancer is a program that teaches the […]Read More BRITTANY WENGER