Do more women scientists tend to pursue higher education than their male counterparts?
No. Women scientists seeking higher education were significantly under-represented in each of the educational levels (BS, Master degree, PhD, and Specialization) in comparison to their male counterparts. Women graduated with Bachelor Degree accounted for 36% of all scientists, with Master Degree 37%, and with PhDs only 34% in comparison to men.
Data also shows significant percentage of women pursuing specialization (43 %) in comparison to other educational levels.