25 revolutionary women in science and biotech

When it comes to science and biotech, the gender gap between men and women still persists. Things took a turn for the better in 2017, when more female students enrolled in medical colleges than males, making up 50.7% of the 21,338 matriculants for that academic year.

Though still underrepresented, female researchers and scientists are here to stay and make change, inspire, and pave the way for new generations. Kicking off Women’s History Month this year is a list of some of the most notable female figures in science and biotech.