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Women's Progress in Science and Engineering Since 1973 (Infographic)

Chart of the rise of women scientists in academia
Men outnumbered women 10 to 1 in the early Seventies, but today that gap has closed to two to one.
(Image: © By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist)

The number of U.S.-trained women with science and engineering doctorates who are employed in academia almost doubled in 15 years, rising from about 60,000 in 1997 to over 105,000 in 2010.