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Women and Science

<p>These resources are for the students in the Women and Science Honors Seminar at Rutgers, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. Instructors; Distinguished Professor Joan Bennett and Visiting Professor Catherine Reid. The resources highlight women represented in different Smithsonian collections for their pioneering works in their respective fields.</p> <p>Women faced challenges when they entered male dominant institutions, such as employment in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. They faced struggle for gender inclusion, and in some cases, added racial discrimination. In many cases, the accomplishments of women and people of color were rendered invisible in the official histories of institutions. With the pioneering works of feminist activists and gender scholars, counter narratives are now emerging to illuminate the ongoing project of racial and gender inclusion in the 21st  century. </p> <p> For additional resources on women in science at Smithsonian, go to the site <a href="https://www.si.edu/spotlight/women-in-science" target="_blank">Women in Science</a>.  Also the NASA site from <a href="https://www.nasa.gov/modernfigures" target="_blank">Hidden Figures to Modern Figures</a> celebrates the accomplishments of <span class="TextRun SCXW150778349 BCX0" xml:lang="en-us" lang="en-us"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW150778349 BCX0">Katherine Johnson, </span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW150778349 BCX0" xml:lang="en-us" lang="en-us"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW150778349 BCX0">Mary Jackson, and </span></span><span class="TextRun SCXW150778349 BCX0" xml:lang="en-us" lang="en-us"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW150778349 BCX0">Dorothy Vaughan who contributed as researchers to NASA projects. <br /></span></span></p> <p><span class="TextRun SCXW150778349 BCX0" xml:lang="en-us" lang="en-us"><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW150778349 BCX0">#BecauseOfHerStory</span></span></p>
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Gender, Race and Sexuality

<p>This collection brings together resources from different Smithsonian units useful for investigations on gender, sexuality and LGBTQ+ issues.</p>
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