Most of Latvia's brain power comes from the distaff side, with 51% of researchers being women according to Eurostat data for 2015
, the most recent data available.
That's against the EU average of 33.4%, with runners-off Lithuania and Croatia slightly behind with 50.7% and 48.9% respectively.
Meanwhile the Netherlands had the EU's most male-dominated science sector with just 25.4% researchers being women.
Sunday, February 11 was the International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2018.
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