Brazilian women lead in science, technology and innovation, study shows

Published: Tuesday 26th March 2013
Categories: NEWS, Past program - NS

A 2012 report called Scorecard on Gender Equality in the Knowledge Society found that the number of women in the science, technology and innovation fields is “alarmingly low” in the world’s leading economies, and is on the decline in others, including the US. This series of gender benchmarking studies was led by Dr. Sophia Huyer, founding Executive Director of  Women in Global Science & Technology (WISAT), and Dr. Nancy Hafkin, Senior Associate of WISAT, and key findings were presented in an Elsevier Connect article in October.

Read more on Elsevier Connect.