St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Anonymous Too Long—STL Women Shorted on Credit for Scientific Work
The Institute’s social media editor interviewed about campaign to identify unnamed women scientists in photo.
The Science History Institute has taken to social media to ensure that women working in science get their due credit—even if it’s only in a caption. In March, the Philadelphia-based institute uploaded a photo taken in the 1940s at the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis, now part of Barnes-Jewish Hospital. The group portrait shows the late Dr. Michael Somogyi, a renowned physician and biochemist at Washington University, and five female laboratory assistants, identified as “female laboratory assistants.”
Nobel laureate Roald Hoffmann kicks off this engaging program with a talk on November 16, followed by an expert panel discussion on plastics on December 6.
Q&A session, award presentation, and reception to follow Stanford professor’s ‘Sweet Revenge on Cancer’ talk being held October 17.
Grace3 Technologies, National Black Empowerment Council Present 3rd Annual Xtreme5 Teen Tech Summit at Science History Institute
Drones, robotics, and Google’s Be Internet Awesome online safety program top list of tools and technologies experienced by more than 200 Philadelphia students at STEM event.