Promoting Change in science
Facts about women in science
Only 24% of women work in STEM fields
Women on average earn 75 cents per dollar that men earn. Women in STEM fields earn 92 cents per dollar that men earn.
It was also found that most women are not willing to negotiate their salary and those that will are perceived differently and sometimes even penalized.
In 2010 women earned 50.3% of science and engineering degrees, only 10.6% were awarded to minority females.
Minority women comprise of less than 1 in 10 employed in science and engineering
There is a huge lack of recognition for women in science. the number of scholarly rewards given to women is half of what it should be given the number or females with PhDs.
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