Riri Williams, also known as the hero Ironheart, who recently appeared and has taken the place of Iron Man (while he’s...indisposed) in the Marvel Universe, has now appeared someone else: in MIT’s Admission teaser.
A Washington Post article about how "geekifying" Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers doesn't help attract women to STEM fields got me thinking about portrayals of STEM women in pop culture.
Maryam Mirzakhani is the first women to win the Fields Medal in the award's long history. Since 1936, the Fields Medal has been awarded every 4 years to 2-4 of the top mathematicians under 40 for outstanding work in mathematics.
Because I need something happy, I'm sharing my very favorite description of an algorithm. Much appreciation to my networking teacher from 1st year for introducing me to the wonderful work of Radia Perlman, who designed some of the protocols that make up the backbone of the internet.
They're making a contest to get girls talking to women in the STEM fields, using Natalie Portman's Jane Foster character.