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A Conversation With Carol W. Greider On Winning a Nobel Prize in Science by Claudia Dreifus

Out of more than 500 Nobels ever awarded in the sciences, less than 40 have been awarded to women. That 3 Nobels were awarded to women this year represents a sea change in the Nobel Committee’s decision-making as the successful result of a behind-the-scenes campaign to represent women more equally.

Rebekah Spicuglia, Media Manager for The Women’s Media Center Claudia Dreifus is a senior fellow at the World Policy Institute and writes about the lives of American and international scientists in her popular interview column in the Science Times section of The New York Times. Her most recent piece is in today’s New York Times — an interview with Dr. Carol W. Greider, a researcher at Johns Hopkins and one of three women who won a science Nobel last week: Click here

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