WOMEN IN STEM

Damon Runyon actively promotes women in science—currently approximately 42% of Damon Runyon’s 212 actively-funded researchers are women, well above the world average. Watch our bold and brave female scientists talk about finding cures for cancer.

 

 

Our Mission

To accelerate breakthroughs, the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation provides today’s best young scientists with funding to pursue innovative cancer research. Since its founding in 1946, Damon Runyon has invested over $360 million and funded more than 3,700 young scientists.

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THE RUNYON 5K RETURNS TO YANKEE STADIUM ON MAY 11, 2019

Experience Yankee Stadium like never before - run or walk the concourses, ramps and stairs, and enjoy two victory laps around the field! Participate as an individual or form a team with family and friends. 100% of the donations you raise will support innovative cancer research. Register Today!

 

 

Yung LieYUNG S. LIE, PHD, discusses WOMEN IN STEm with forbes

Dr. Yung S. Lie, Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation CEO, promotes STEM education and encourages young women to enter science, technology, engineering, and math-related careers. Read the Forbes article about what companies can do to build a more gender-balanced workforce.