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Latest Stories

NASA has announced it plans to send a woman to the moon by 2024.
Life

NASA is finally ready to send the first woman to the moon – 50 years after the Apollo mission

It'll be the first step in getting people to Mars.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Women in tech
Life

Women at the very top of their game in tech are being called “Tinkerbell”

“They all clapped and said, ‘Tinkerbell!’”

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Hollie Richardson
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Three women talk about working in the space industry.
Life

Three young women on reaching for the stars, and finding space

Inspiration for any woman wanting to go to space.

Posted by
Richard Ginger
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Siri and Alexa are sexist
Life

Alexa: Tell me why artificial intelligence is sexist

New research shows that virtual assistants reinforce gender bias

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Moya Crockett
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Why visible role models are so important for black women in STEM

New research highlights the inspiring role played by black female scientists.

Visible Women

Meet Dr Katie Bouman, the 29-year-old who made that black hole photo possible

“Congratulations and thank you for your enormous contribution to the advancments of science and mankind.”

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Karen Uhlenbeck. Image: Andrea Kane/Institute for Advanced Study
People

This woman has become the first to win a major maths prize

Karen Uhlenbeck is a mathematician on a mission.

Posted by
Sarah Shaffi
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Careers

How love led this scientist to pursue a life-saving career path

“To be honest, I stayed because of my supervisor”

Posted by
Hannah Keegan
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Life

Why this tweet about two laptops has sparked gender bias fury on Twitter

“If anyone is curious as to why women feel unwelcome in tech, check it out.”

Posted by
Susan Devaney
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Visible Women

Meet the entrepreneur getting 18,000 books about inspiring women into schools

Stylist’s Woman of the Week is Edwina Dunn, founder of The Female Lead.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
9 October 2018 is Ada Lovelace Day. Here, we look at her best quotes and key facts about her life.
Visible Women

Ada Lovelace’s most inspiring quotes about science, confidence and hard work

9 October is Ada Lovelace Day, celebrating the contributions of women in STEM.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Moya Crockett
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Meet the physicist on a mission to change perceptions of women in science

Dr Jess Wade writes Wikipedia biographies of female scientists – and wants to get a book debunking anti-women science into every UK state school

Life

Female pilot has the best comeback to passenger's sexist comments

Poignant with a side of badassery

Posted by
Megan Murray
Published
Visible Women

How Twitter solved the mystery of the black woman scientist in an old photo

People thought that Sheila Minor was ‘support staff’ – but she was so much more.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Life

How women are being priced out of STEM careers

The government are proposing a new fees system that threatens to price women in science even further out

Posted by
Moya Lothian-McLean
Published
Visible Women

Meet the woman who teaches Amazon Alexa how to understand humans

Machine learning scientist Catherine Breslin is Stylist’s Woman of the Week.

Posted by
Hannah Keegan
Published
Visible Women

NASA engineers genuinely thought women astronauts would need make-up in space

So they made them these handy space make-up kits!

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Books

The new Little Miss is the playground feminist muse we've all been waiting for

Another small step forward for womankind

Posted by
Anna Brech
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Amy Swales
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All-girl robotics team denied American visas (but the robot is fine)

The six girls from Afghanistan will have to watch their invention compete via video link