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Meet the marathoner who is blazing a trail in the male-dominated STEM field

Nina Raver-Shapira, Ph.D., loves a challenge: The Johnson & Johnson scientist persisted for years to develop an innovative surgical patch that helps stop problematic bleeding during surgery—and she’s also a record-breaking elite athlete. For Women’s Equality Day, find out how she got her start, what achievements she’s most proud of and where she finds inspiration.

Could these 3 researchers transform the fates of patients with multiple myeloma?

For National Cancer Prevention Month, we’re spotlighting three leading Johnson & Johnson female hematologists—innovators who are not only saving lives and advancing new treatments but also paving the way for the next generation of women in their field.

9 ways Johnson & Johnson has supported women since 1886

For Women’s Equality Day, learn how the world’s largest and most broadly based healthcare company has been empowering female employees, scientists and leaders—and improving the well-being of mothers around the world—since its founding 137 years ago.

Why Tarana Burke thinks vulnerability is actually the key to success

The founder of the #MeToo movement explains how simply sharing your experiences and ideas can help turn an initial inspiration into real action.

Re-Ignite: The Johnson & Johnson career program that’s helping people return to the world of STEM

Whether it’s due to the birth of a child, a health problem or another personal issue, life often necessitates a break from work. But it can be tough to come back from an extended leave—especially in the STEM fields. Johnson & Johnson wants to help change that.

Meet 5 change agents who are helping advance gender balance

One way we can all help improve the trajectory of health for humanity? Bridge the gender gap so more women can shine, innovate and put their mark on the world. Women like these Johnson & Johnson movers and shakers.

Haute heritage: 6 vintage Johnson & Johnson ads shot by famous fashion photographers

As celebs and style stars file into the front row at Spring Studios for New York Fashion Week, Johnson & Johnson looks back at its iconic series of high-fashion Modess ads, which featured some of the most coveted models and designers of the couture world.

Meet a woman who’s on a mission to break down gender barriers in Latin America

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we revisit an interview with Luly de Samper, head of Johnson & Johnson’s Women’s Leadership & Inclusion initiative in the region, to hear how she’s working to create a more equal, gender-diverse workforce in countries like Brazil and Colombia.

How the founder of All Girls Code is shaking up STEM in the Middle East

Just a year after starting her initiative, 90% of the girls who’ve attended Aya Mouallem’s All Girls Code programs—and applied to universities—have chosen to pursue STEM fields. Did we mention Aya, a Johnson & Johnson Youth Fellow, is only 20?

5 ways a career in STEM has made me a better person

When she was working at a ski resort in Vermont, Sandi Peterson, Group Worldwide Chair of Johnson & Johnson, couldn’t have divined that she’d one day be helping improve the health of over 1 billion people every day. For International Women’s Day, she shares a few things she’s learned along the way.