The chief scientific advisor to the president of the European Commission discusses science’s role in policymaking.
More women in Latin America are pursuing research careers, but men still occupy the majority of senior positions.
In developing nations, massive open online courses mostly end up educating the well-off, research reveals.
This champion of schooling has helped the world refocus on the need to educate every girl, says Henrietta Miers.
The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World aims to offer help from schools to labs.
Umadevi Swaminathan is helping marginal women farmers in India make their livelihoods more secure.