Washington Area Women's Foundation

The Daily Rundown — The Latest News Affecting Women & Girls in Our Region

In today’s rundown: Female science pioneers from Maryland are being honored in a new exhibit at the Women’s Heritage Center.  And how the growing income gap is changing the face of neighborhoods nationwide.

— More than 100 Maryland women are being recognized in an exhibit opening at the Maryland Women’s Heritage Center in Baltimore, reports the Gazette. The exhibit will feature pioneers in science, including one Prince George’s County woman who works at NASA and joined an expedition to Antarctica in the 1970s.

— Middle class neighborhoods are shrinking as the income gap grows, reports The New York Times. Nationwide, rising income inequality is keeping families “in neighborhoods that are mostly low-income or mostly affluent.”