China has about 40 million female science and technology workers. In a national ceremony,  female scientists were honored for their work for providing  role models and offer valuable contributions to the construction of a modern socialist China.

JIANG Jie, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, chief engineer of the first hospital of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, and former chief designer of Long March IIIA series of launch vehicles

WANG Xiaoyun, Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, cryptographer, who cracked two of the USA major cryptographic algorithms, MD5 and SHA-1

HE Lisheng, Researcher at the Institute of Deep Sea Science and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, who dived over 10,000 m deep

JING Ruilian, Researcher, Institute of Crop Science, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, who studies the cultivation of drought-resistant and water-saving varieties

WU Chen, Researcher, Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, who applied various statistical models to analyze the etiology of esophageal cancer

ZHAO Jing, a worker at the Inner Mongolia First Machinery Group Co.

GAO Ruiping, Deputy Director of the National Natural Science Foundation of China

Xinhua news release, April 25, 2021