Discover female pioneers and celebrate them on International Women’s Day

While Marie Curie won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1903 and in Chemistry in 1911, as of 2020, just 23 of the 622 Nobel Prizes awarded in the sciences have gone to women. Last year Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing a genetic engineering technique known as CRISPR. This was the first time the prize was shared by two women and no men. Read more about women’s accomplishments and International Women’s Day at Google.