Nerd Nite SD are actively increasing the participation and representation of women scientists in science communication. In 2017, only 12% of NNSD presenters were female. By 2019, the number of female speakers more than doubled (29%) and in 2020, the male-female presenter ratio was 60% vs. 40%. Our goal for 2021 is to reach equal representation of male and female presenters on NNSD!

Female scientists are encourage to nominate themselves or other female scientists to present their work at Nerd Nite SD! Contact

The bar chart shows the proportion of male and female presenter on Nerd Nite San Diego in percentages. Dark blue bars represent the percentage of female presenters and light blue bars represent the perfentage of male pesenters. In 2017, there were 18% female and 82% male presenters, in 2018 there were 25% female and 75% male, in 2019 there were 29% female and 71% male, in 2020 40% female and 60% male. In 2021, the projected ratio is 50-50%.