500 Women Scientists 6. Women in Science By Niall Clancy • Apr 16, 2019 Encyclopedia Britannica Listen Listening... / 6:52 Listen here. UPR's Ashley Rohde explores the underrepresentation issue of women in science. Newly Formed '500 Women Scientists' Chapter In Cache Valley By Brianne Johnson • May 24, 2018 500 Women Listen Listening... / 1:20 Following the November 2016 presidential election, four women wrote an open letter calling for nation-wide equality. Those women hoped to get 500 signatures. Today, over 20,000 people have signed on and created the organization 500 Women Scientists.