All nine just-announced 2019 Nobel technology laureates are men—despite an important and growing cohort of ladies contenders.
Nor is women’s contribution to technology a phenomenon that is recent.
Ada Lovelace devised the world’s computer that is first in 1840. Austrian physicist Lise Meitner led a little set of researchers whom discovered fission that is nuclear. Soviet cosmonaut and engineer Valentina Tereshkova became the woman that is first travel in space in 1963.
Yet females remain greatly and globally underrepresented in technology, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), comprising just 28 per cent of medical scientists on earth.
Longstanding work-related stereotypes and social norms perform a role that is huge. Continue reading Ladies can spacewalk. But can the gender is crossed by them line?