Women Working in the Nuclear Field

Woman Pioneers in the Nuclear Sciences

Marie Curie
Famous Women in Nuclear Science
Women were key in unlocking the science of radioactivity for the world. They opened new areas in medical research and treatment. More »

IAEA First Ladies


IAEA First Ladies
Mary Jeffreys was the first woman appointed at the Professional level in the entire UN system. Annick Carnino, former IAEA Focal Point for Gender Concerns, has also left a lasting legacy in the Agency. Anita Nilsson served as IAEA Focal Point for Gender Concerns until December 2008, succeeded by Catherine Monzel. More »


Women in Physics

Women in Physics

Two recent reports explore the experiences of women physicists, from graduate school to later career choices. More »


Women of Nuclear Power

Women of Nuclear Power

Women head national Nuclear Regulatory Authorities in seven countries. More »