The 'She is an Astronomer' task group invited female astronomers from around the world, at different stages to reflect on their careers. We supplied a questionnaire to help them focus on the key issues for 'She is an Astronomer', but they did not have to answer the questions directly and could submit an essay instead.


Locations of profiled female astronomers

Check out the latest profiles .

All profiles (62):

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Sadly, there are also young female astronomers who passed away before their time. We received recommendations to highlight the following young women:



During 2010 more profiles will be added.