Women in STEM

We invited leading female writers to weigh in on this question:
Why is STEM still a four-letter word for women? Here's what they had to say.
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Women In STEM Begins With Girls In STEM: 7 Ways To Support A Generation Of Young Women

Tackling the education system at its foundation can feel futile; here's how to foster progress and why it's important to society at large.

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Women In STEM: The Cold Hard Stats And What To Do About Them

How can women in science and tech overcome sobering statistical realities?

11 Ways Women See STEM As A 4-Letter Word

"STEM" usually stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math—but sometimes, it represents several roadblocks to those fields.

4 Barriers Women Need to Overcome in STEM Careers

Here's how women can empower themselves to overcome gender bias.

Debunking the Stereotypes that Hold Women in STEM Back

STEM is a four-letter word for scientists and educators who use biological essentialism to undermine women.

Lamenting the System I Grew Up in

One of the biggest problems facing young women entering STEM fields? A lack of education and encouragement.

Engineering is Ace (Which is a Four Letter Word ±25%)

It's time to to celebrate engineering!