Donna Strickland, the first woman in more than 50 years to win the Nobel Prize for physics, and Frances Arnold, the fifth woman to receive the award in Chemistry. Having role models is critical for the next generation of female scientists.
Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere – United Nations Sustainable Development.
While global poverty rates have been cut by more than half since 2000, one in ten people in developing regions are still living with their families on less than the international poverty line of US$1.90 a day, and there are millions more who make little more than this daily amount. Significant progress has been made in many countries within Eastern and Southeastern Asia, but up to 42% of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa continues to live below the poverty line.