The Feminist Press at the City University of New York recently launched UnderTheMicroscope.com in conjunction with IBM in an effort to increase public awareness of the need for women in science-related fields. The site aims to celebrate the achievements of women in science, while openly discussing the challenges they face, and also inspire more young women to pursue science careers by providing a social-networking forum for students, working scientists, teachers, counselors, and parents. More than half the women—mostly in their mid- to late-30s—working in science, technology, and engineering careers today leave these fields, citing isolation, condescending attitudes toward women, and

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