Approved by the IOC weightlifting featured on the Games with the following criteria: Age group: 16 - 17 years; Categories women: 48-53-58-63-63 kg; Categories men: 56-62-69-77-85-85 kg; Six competitions days and a quota of 110 competitors altogether.
IWF celebrates its centenary (10 June 1905, Duisburg, Germany).
In many cases, contemporary female students are outperforming their male counterparts in the classroom, especially in fields in which women have traditionally been underrepresented: science, math, engineering, technology, business, and law.
Scholarships provide a leg up for women pursuing degrees immediately following high school, and for those returning to college after a break.
Some popular funding sources for women’s scholarships include : Our list of scholarships by field of study illuminates areas of need, where women can excel with the help of grants and scholarships.
Gender inequality exists in some male-dominated fields, so a multitude of foundations, organizations and philanthropic funds strive to create greater balance in the workforce by offering scholarships and other educational assistance for the exclusive benefit of female students.
As they continue to carve out their places in professional employment roles, women enjoy privileged access to scholarships that promote continuing and advanced education, from undergraduate to doctoral levels.
Bob Jones III, president of Bob Jones University (BJU), announced March 3 that the fundamentalist school is dropping its longstanding ban on interracial dating.