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A recent documentary and panel shed light on the discrimination and harassment faced by women in science – and explore just how much more work remains to make the scientific enterprise equitable.

One of the Ambassadors’ most recent endeavors was a “reverse mentoring” project to learn directly from their target audience how to engage with them on social media.

Computer science and other technical departments, institutions and workplaces must “absorb” the equity and diversity efforts currently led by special programs, individuals and donations into their regular operations, said Shirley Malcom, AAAS’ senior adviser and director of SEA Change, in making her case to a virtual audience.

Burbidge overcame gender discrimination on the way to becoming one of the most influential astrophysicists of her time.

The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science program is rewarding five female scientists and engineers to advance their postdoctoral research and enhance their mentoring and outreach efforts as role models for girls and women interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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