Women in STEM

Promoting gender equality in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics


Women make up half of the total U.S. college-educated workforce, but only 29% of the science and engineering workforce.


For every dollar a man earns, a woman only earns 86 cents in the United States. 


In 2014, for every ten scientists in Singapore, only three were females. The participation rate of women in STEM climbed from 23.6% in 2004 to 29%. 


71% of Multi National Companies have a board of directors consisting of less than 20% women. 


May 12, 2018

Unlike type 2 diabetes, type 1 is not linked to diet, as it has a both genetic and environmental origin. While the triggering virus has been around for thousands of years, the disease only started creeping up in the first half of the 1900s, and dramatically ros in the 1950s. One reason for this historical increase in the incidence of Type 1 diabetes could be linked to improved sanitation in our developed world.

This is known as Strachan’s idea, or more commonly as the hygiene hypothesis. In 1989, he was the first one to link the rising rates of allergic illnesses in the UK with improvements in living standards since the industrial revolution. He hypothesised that somehow...

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