Closing the Funding Gap: Challenges Faced by Female STEM Researchers

Sliman Mansour, The Immigrant, oil on canvas, 2017. As I embarked on my undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering at Birzeit University in 2014, I was struck by the under-representation of women in my field. In a class of over 70 students, I was one of just four women. I faced persistent stereotypes and dismissive comments […]