Science News for Students, the sister publication to Science News, recently highlighted the importance of women in STEM in a feature that shows the amazing females involved in the front lines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
The number of women in science or engineering has increased in recent years, but not nearly enough. Women and men both study science in high school, but men still outnumber women in research jobs.
Science News for Students covers scientific topics written in language that teens can understand.
Read all about amazing women in various scientific fields, including: