Recognizing the Achievements of Women in Science,Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine
Mixed News for K-12 STEM:
Differences between girls and boys are negligible in K-12 math and science achievement and coursetaking until they begin taking the most advanced AP courses and high school computer science and engineering courses, according to a National Science Foundation report of 2016 science and engineering indicators.
Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards
In The News
Historic Rejection Letters To Women EngineersWhen two female engineering students were trying to start a professional society in 1919, they contacted a number of U.S. colleges of engineering to connect with female students enrolled in the past or present. "The Atlantic" shares the result of the students' efforts, courtesy of letters that are part of the Society of Women Engineers archives housed at Wayne State University in Detroit.» Link to the original article