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Yet again, this year’s Nobel Prize laureates are all dudes

The gender split among Nobel Prize winners has historically tipped in favor of men. This year, women didn’t get a single award in any of the six categories. In fact, only 48 of these laureates who are touted for having brought “the Greatest Benefit to Mankind” since the Prize’s inception in 1901 have been women.

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The gender split among Nobel Prize winners has historically tipped in favor of men. This year, women didn’t get a single award in any of the six categories. In fact, only 48 of these laureates who are touted for having brought “the Greatest Benefit to Mankind” since the Prize’s inception in 1901 have been women.

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Lydia Dishman is a reporter writing about the intersection of tech, leadership, and innovation. She is a regular contributor to Fast Company and has written for CBS Moneywatch, Fortune, The Guardian, Popular Science, and the New York Times, among others.

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