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It's a well-known fact that there aren't a whole lot of women in STEM fields. How can we change that? In this article, physicist and author Lesley L. Smith says it starts by encouraging girls to defy conventional standards at a young age. more

Oct 4, 2016 5:00 PM New + Noteworthy

Jennifer Holmgren heads up Lanzatech in Skokie—the world’s leading waste-gas-to-biofuels company. She is a local woman who is helping ensure our world and environment is a better place for us all tomorrow. more

Jun 16, 2016 6:00 PM Profiles

Dima Elissa, CEO of VisMed 3D, is bringing 3D modeling to healthcare and academic institutions for surgical treatments and training. With a business background and interest in medicine, Elissa is improving the lives and outcomes of patients using 3D more

Jun 6, 2016 12:00 PM Profiles

The marginalization of women in science over time has meant that their accomplishments were sometimes credited to men. more

Apr 4, 2016 12:44 PM Work + Money

The Chicago Network recently invited top science professors to put a female spin on space exploration for its members and young women from the community. more

Mar 7, 2016 7:00 AM Social Life

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