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The Energy Department is committed to increasing the participation of women and girls in the energy sector and in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Check out the programs highlighted on this page for more information. If you know a woman in STEM who deserves recognition, let us know!

Women in STEM 2017 Coloring Book

Color your own version of illustrations of five historical women in STEM with this print-at-home coloring book we produced for Women's History...

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Download Energy.gov's Women's History Month Illustrations

During Women's History Month we rolled out some beautiful illustrations of Mae Jemison, Annie Easley, Chien-Shiung Wu and Ellen Ochoa. You can now...

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From the Blog

Five Fast Facts About the "Calutron Girls"
The "Calutron Girls" are the final women of the Manhattan Project we're celebrating this year.
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Five Fast Facts About Floy Agnes Lee
The fourth woman from the Manhattan Project we're highlighting this Women's History Month is Floy Agnes Lee.
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Five Fast Facts About Irène Joliot-Curie
The third woman whose work helped the Manhattan Project that we're highlighting this month is Irène Joliot-Curie.
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Five Fast Facts About Blanche J. Lawrence
The second woman from the Manhattan Project we're highlighting this month is Blanche J. Lawrence.
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Five Fast Facts About Dr. Lilli Hornig
The first woman from the Manhattan Project we're highlighting this Women's History Month is Lilli Hornig.
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How Women Helped Build the Atomic Bomb
This Women's History Month, we're showcasing the broad spectrum of women who contributed to the Manhattan Project.
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STEM: The Basic Building Blocks for Inspiration and Innovation
Dr. Grace Bochenek, Director of the National Energy Technology Lab (NETL), shared her thoughts on the importance of STEM education.
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Deploying Clean Energy Teaching Resources at the Second Annual C3E STEM Educators’ Workshop
A summary of the teacher training event in Boston after the C3E Women's conference in November 2017.
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Energy Visits G.I.R.L. 2017
A re-cap of the Department of Energy's visit to G.I.R.L. 2017 in Ohio.
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Five Fast Facts about Nora Stanton Blatch Barney
Nora Stanton Blatch Barney was the first American woman to become a civil engineer in 1905 and granddaughter of a women’s rights icon.
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