Women in Science, 2030 Agenda

Involving women in science, implementing the 2030 Agenda | UN DESA | United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs Women and girls represent half of the world’s population. Yet, they are not fully participating within the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), with a gender gap still remaining far too wide across the globe. Indeed, women account for less than 30 per cent of all researchers in the world and where one in nine men graduate in the fields of … [Read more...]

The Arctic is Melting and you must Take Action NOW!

Wow, this is looking like the largest fundraiser in Avaaz history!!    Scientists have found that vast areas of Arctic sea ice are disappearing, accelerating the destruction of our planet -- it is a climate tipping point and we CAN stop it, if we act very fast, and all together. We have 30 months until the biggest climate summit ever. To win it, we need to blast out of the starting gate. Click below to pledge a donation to help us get there: This may be the most important email I've … [Read more...]

L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Awards – Women in Science – 2013

15th Annual L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Awards - Women in Science - 2013 Each year, five outstanding women scientists – one per continent – are honored for the contributions of their research, the strength of their commitments and their impact on society. The Awards jury was chaired by Professor Ahmed Zewail, winner of the 1999 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and Linus Pauling Chair Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics, California Institute of Technology. The research of the 2013 Laureates … [Read more...]

THE PHOTON BELT and 2012 – SHIRLEE HALL

GREETINGS... I hope I Light up your life... THE PHOTON BELT and 2012 Scientists state that our planet is literally speeding up. Time feels to be passing faster. In contrast, there is evidence that the Earth's magnetic field is becoming steadily weaker. Intuitive people are also aware that they have the potential to increase personal vibration and achieve higher states of awareness. It has become obvious that science and spirituality have a common … [Read more...]

‘Mitochondrial Eve’ ~ To be or not to be?

Mitochondrial Eve is estimated to have lived around 200,000 years ago, most likely in East Africa, when Homo sapiens sapiens (anatomically modern humans) were developing as a population distinct from other human sub-species. On the first day of 1987, a scientific “discovery” seized the attention of the popular press. The original scientific article that caused all the commotion — “Mitochondrial DNA and Human Evolution”— appeared in the January 1, 1987 issue of Nature, and was authored by … [Read more...]

Women in Science – Celebrate 2011 L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Awards!

  A Celebration of Women  is excited to share more Women Taking Action!        Outstanding Women Scientists to receive   2011 L’ORÉAL-UNESCO Awards (3 March) and Fellowships (2 March)         Five exceptional women scientists, one from each continent, will receive the 2011 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards at a ceremony on 3 March at UNESCO Headquarters (Room I, 6.30 p.m.). The day before, on 2 March, 15 women post-doctoral researchers – three from each continent - will be … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION – Caroline Lucretia Herschel

    WOMAN of ACTION   Caroline Lucretia Herschel "Every leisure moment was eagerly snatched at for resuming some work which was in progress, without taking time or changing dress, and many a lace ruffle...was torn or bespattered by molten pitch...I was even obliged to feed him by putting his vitals by bits into his mouth;-this was once the case when at the finishing of a 7 foot mirror he had not left his hands from it for 16 hours..." -Caroline Lucretia Herschel accomplished while taking … [Read more...]

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