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
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Author’s Statement: My name is Jamila Stevenson and I am a sophomore at Warren Wilson College where I am studying Gender and Women’s Studies (GDS) and Environmental Studies (ENS) with a concentration in environmental education.