Women dominate MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ 2016 winners list

Yesterday the winners of the MacArthur Fellows Program, commonly dubbed the ‘Genius Grant’, were announced, and it was revealed that 12 of the 23 winners were women. Of these are poet Claudia Rankine, Writer Maggie Nelson and Composer Julia Wolfe. Other winners include Jewellery Maker and Sculptor Joyce J. Scott, Bioengineer Rebecca Richards-Kortum and Artist…

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