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Honoring women and girl scientists

In honor of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, a look now at some of those who inspire us -- and a call to action from UN Secretary-General António Guterres: "I urge commitment to end bias, greater investments in science, technology, engineering and math education for all women and girls as well as opportunities for their careers and longer-term professional advancement so that all can benefit from their ground-breaking future contributions."

Previously: Nature issues reminder that "equality in science is a battle still far from won"Stanford scientist Lucy Shapiro: "It never occurred to me to question the things I wanted to do"Honoring the accomplishments of young female scientists and Pioneers in science
Photos by Rod Searcey, Max Aguilera-Hellweg, Norbert von der Groeben, Ryan K. Morris, Peter van Agtmael and Linda Cicero

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