For the first time in history, the Abel Prize for Mathematics - an award modeled on the Nobel Prizes - was awarded to a woman.
Congratulations to Dr. Karen Uhlenbeck, an emeritus professor at the University of Texas at Austin and a pioneer in geometric analysis! (📷: Andrea Kane/Institute for Advanced Study via @nytimes)
Happy birthday to lifetime activist Lupe Anguiano!
Lupe worked with César Chávez and the United Farmworkers to help organize the 1965 grape boycott. She was also a founding member of the National Women's Political Caucus, along with other trailblazing women like Gloria Steinem and Shirley Chisholm. (📷 1: Flickr user Faces of Fracking; 📷 2: Debora Wright)
Sending all of our solidarity to the phenomenal women of @uswnt, who filed a gender discrimination lawsuit on Friday demanding equal pay and respect.
The women players are required to play more games than the men’s team, win more of them, and yet still receive less pay than male players. (📷 Douglas Defelice/USA Today Sports)
🔥🔥🔥 Regram @MarieClaireMag: These women are revolutionizing Hollywood. @ava, @JessicaChastain, and @ConstanceWu are no longer playing by the old school rules. In the April issue of Marie Claire they discuss why they have chosen to join @TimesUpNow affiliate #TimesUpEntertainment to solve industry-specific challenges and help their female peers succeed. Link in bio to read more about how these women plan to fight for inclusion, representation, diversity, and equality. #MCChangeMakers | April 2019: Photographer: Amanda Demme Written by: Alison Glock Fashion Editor: @j_errico
On this day in 2010, Kathryn Bigelow became the first (and still the ONLY) woman ever to win an Oscar for Best Director for her film ‘The Hurt Locker.’ In the award’s 91-year history, only five women have ever been nominated in the director category.