Women Directed Record Number of 2020 Films, Study Finds

 Written by Brent Lang Hollywood tapped a record number of women to call the shots on major movies in 2020, according to a new study from the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State University. Women represented 16% of directors working on the 100 highest-grossing films in 2020, […]

Women In STEM Received Some Overdue Recognition In 2020

Kiona N. Smith Contributor 2020 was a great year for recognizing the achievements of women in science and engineering. Here are a few of the year’s long-overdue nods to women who made science history. Vera C. Rubin Observatory The National Science Foundation started the year by naming an upcoming large ground-based observatory after astronomer Vera Rubin. […]

Women in Business- 2 Scientists Awarded Nobel Prize In Chemistry For Genome Editing Research

Jennifer A. Doudna Emmanuelle Charpentier The Nobel Prize in chemistry was awarded this year to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna for their work on “genetic scissors” that can cut DNA at a precise location, allowing scientists to make specific changes to specific genes. “This technology has had a revolutionary impact on the life sciences, is contributing to new cancer […]