Empowering Women in Science News

Empowering Articles

Insights into Sexism: Male Status and Performance Moderates Female-Directed Hostile and Amicable BehaviourPLoS One. 2015 Sep 14

Update on Gender Equity in Immunology, 2001 to 2016, Journal of Immunology, Nov. 2016, V. S. Shapiro, et al. 

The 5 biases pushing women out of STEM, HBR, March 2015, J. Williams 

Bias Persists for Women of Science, a Study Finds, New York Times, Sept, 2012, K. Chang. 

Nature Editorial on Women in Science, March 2013

Journals hire too few women to referee, Nature, Jan. 2017, J. Lerback and B. Hanson  


TED talks, videos and more

Video of panel discussion at the 2010 American Association of University Women 

Playlist from brilliant women

Stanford Leadership Voice&Influence Video Series


Books about gender inequality in the workplace/action plans for women:

Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to lead, Sheryl Sandberg, March 2013

Feminist Fight club, Jessica Bennett, Sept. 2016

Lab girl, Hope Jahren, April 2016


Resources celebrating the accomplishments of women in STEM:

Hidden Figures, Nov. 2016, Margot Lee Shetterly 

4000 years of women in science

San Diego Supercomputer Center Women in Science

Women in science: 50 fearless pioneers who changed the world, July 2016, Rachel Ignotofsky

Girls think of everything: stories of ingenious inventions by women, March 2002, Catherine Thimmesh and Melissa Sweet

Rad American Women A-Z, August 2015, Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl 

Rad Women Worldwide, Sept. 2016, Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl 



Scientista Foundation 


Discov-her: Showcasing women making science happen 



Local groups promoting women in STEM on Social Media:

Lean in UMN Graduates, Faculty and Staff

Women in Science at the University of Minnesota

Associations and Societies for Women in Science, Twin Cities chapter