By Soraya Chemaly
This fall, an estimated 12 million women will enroll in college. The number of women students surpassed men in 1980, and the gap has been widening ever since. Since 2011, more working women have held college degrees than working men. Of the 80 highest ranked schools in the country, here is a roundup of some of the best colleges for women.
Barbie is getting a wardrobe change. How does a scientist who studies comets and planets in our solar system get in the business of selling dolls? She is on a mission and it involves dolls and making it possible to see some change.
Younger women are better educated than their foremothers and even their male counterparts, but when they look ahead, they still see roadblocks. Latest Pew Research Center survey explains.
According to recent research, it turns out gender also comes into play when students change their major from STEM fields--which has some interesting implications for changing that ratio.
The new iPad app may be just part of the equation to get more girls interested in STEM fields. Designed with girls aged 8 and up in mind, the app uses a simple interface to teach kids how to code.
An infographic from the website College.com examines the fact that in higher education these days, it's a woman's world. By 2019, there will be nearly three female students for every two male students in college, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. The graphic postulates that this will be a problem for male employment down the line, since unemployment rates are higher for people without college degrees. View the full infographic after the jump.