In Her Element: Feminine, Confident, Brilliant Women in STEM

In Her Element: Feminine, Confident, Brilliant Women in STEM

In Her Element: Feminine, Confident, Brilliant Women in STEM

Andreacarola Urso, in S Marie Curie Dress

Andreacarola is a PhD student in Pharmacology and Therapeutics at Columbia University

In 1903, Marie Curie was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize, and in 1911 became the first person (and only woman) to win the Nobel Prize twice. 100 years since Marie Curie’s ground-breaking Nobel Prize recognition, the STEM field is still male-dominated, with little diversity. According to UNESCO, women only account for 28 percent of the global scientist population. While there is improved gender parity in the number of female researchers – 45 percent female in 2016, less than 20 percent of women are in STEM leadership.

Andrea Detlefsen in M Dorothy Hodgkin Top and M Rosalind Franklin Pant

Andrea is a PhD student in Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of Pennsylvania

A major factor in the STEM gender gap is the lack of female role models. Research suggests that when women and girls are exposed to successful women in STEM fields, they are more likely to have career aspirations in the sciences. When women see other women in science, they are less likely to associate these fields with masculinity and more likely to have confidence in their own skills – particularly when they see women in leadership roles.

Ester Calvo Fernandez in XS Dorothy Hodgkin Top and XS Eleanor McClintock Skirt

Ester is a PhD student in Pathobiology and Molecular Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center

AmorSui continues to echo the importance of having representation of feminine, confident, and successful women in STEM in the media. Our recent campaign, "In Her Element", features a diverse group of woman scientists in AmorSui's professional, protective, and feminine silhouettes in creative technology and futuristic accessories.

Dhruvi Shah in XS Marie Curie dress

Dhruvi is a Master's student in Public Health at Jefferson University

We make it easier for young women in STEM to be seen and to express themselves creatively as women.

What does a scientist look like, you ask?

The scientist looks like you.

You can be curious.

You can be young.

You can be bold.

You can be creative.

You can be feminine.

You can be confident.

You can be successful.

You can be YOU!

Help us spread the word! Share this blog on your social media handles and use #inherelement #thisiswhatascientistlooklike.

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Cheering on women in STEM in their element every step of the way!

The AmorSui Team


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