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There has been a surge of interest in women in science; our exhibit is far from the first. The links below represents only a few of the many web sites that showcase women in science and are ones that caught our interest. We hope they will be of interest to you, as well, and serve as a jumping off point for learning more about the history, discoveries, inventions, and challenges of women in science.

Read about the women featured in this poster:

Megan Lee, Asheville, NC, is the artist who designed the artwork for the exhibit poster. She is passionate about combining her love of art with her love of learning, creating minimalist designs based on historical people and events. Follow this link to Megan Lee’s website to read the stories about the Women in Science featured in this poster:×14-art-print

More Stories—More Lists:

CNS Women in Science Exhibit, “30 Women in Science:  Have You Heard Their Stories”:

Discover Magazine, November 2002, “The 50 Most Important Women in Science”:

Nature (07 March 2013), Issue dedicated to Women in Science:

National Women’s History Museum, “Breaking In: Women in STEM”:

TED Fellows Retreat, August 2015, “Meet 12 Badass Scientists…Who Also Happen to be Women”:

Eureka at UMass–is a partnership between UMass Amherst and Girls Inc. of Holyoke, launched in 2013 with the long-term goal of motivating girls to pursue post-secondary education and careers in STEM fields.

Other Online Resources

APS Committee on the Status of Women, Woman Physicist of the Month,

Agnes Scott College, Biographies of Women Mathematicians,

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Women in Chemistry



Ada Initiative,

American Astronomical Society, Committee on the Status of Women,

American Chemical Society, Women Chemists Committee,

American Institute of Physics, Women in Physics and Astronomy,

American Society for Cell Biology, Women in Cell Biology,

Association for Women Geoscientists,

Association for Women in Science,

Earth Science Women’s Network,


Women in Bio,