Almost 73 percent of laboratory professionals are women, so exposing young girls to science is important. The editors of Lab Medicine recently discovered this post on Scientific American that discusses gender bias in Lego’s minifigs. Series 11 features a woman scientist—complete with little Erlenmeyer flasks—which is definitely a step in the right direction.
If you’re a laboratory professional or pathologist under 40 who is a mover and a shaker, then ASCP’s “40 under 40” should be on your radar. Update your resume and apply!