Spotlight: Dr. Katie Bouman

Photo Credit: taytaydigong.com This week was exciting for all the space nerds out there (raising hand high)! For the first time, we were able to see images of a black hole. And, behind the amazing algorithm that made it possible was Dr. Katie Bouman. Dr. Bouman began her work on capturing a black hole image…

Spotlight: Women Elected to Office

Photo Credit: Glamour Last week, the country went to the polls to vote in the midterm elections. At stake were a number of governorships, Senate seats, all 435 seats in the House of Representatives, and a whole host of local positions, from judgships to city council seats. Voter turnout was high, and when all was…

Spotlight: Statues of Women Nationwide

  Our museums and public spaces are filled with statues the commemorate notable figures in history. But, if you take a moment to notice, almost all of those statues commemorate men. In New York City, only 5 out of the city's 150 statues are women. In San Francisco, women are represented in only 2 of…