Recognizing the Achievements of Women in Science,Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine
Disparity in Engineering:
Women account for only 10 percent of the nation’s civil and aerospace engineers, 8 percent of the electrical engineers, and 7 percent of the mechanical engineers.
Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards
In The News
The XX Factor: Getting More Young Women Ready For STEM JobsA recent report by the American Association of University Women finds stereotypes and biases play a major role in discouraging women from pursuing careers in STEM professions, starting early in life and continuing into the workplace. The encouraging news: The report identifies a number of successful strategies currently underway for counteracting biases and making academic and work environments more welcoming to women.» Link to the original article