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Girls and women in STEM

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In many ways, girls’ potential and talent in STEM have not been recognized and supported culturally and politically. This certainly presents a big issue and also a great challenge not only for ensuring the supply of much-needed STEM quality workforce itself, but also for providing many great career development opportunities in STEM that girls and women also deserve.

Read all the recently published articles and blogs about girls and women in STEM!


Race and gender differences in how sense of belonging influences decisions to major in STEM

Cultural taboos as a factor in the participation rate of Native Americans in STEM

Women’s interest development and motivations to persist as college students in STEM: a mixed methods analysis of views and voices from a Hispanic-Serving Institution

Female senior secondary physics students’ engagement in science: a qualitative study of constructive influences

The eight essential elements of inclusive STEM high schools

Gender, interest, and prior experience shape opportunities to learn programming in robotics competitions

Increasing STEM success: a near-peer mentoring program in the physical sciences


International Women’s Day 2018 quiz

Girls, how does it feel studying physics?

Women’s interest development and motivations to persist as college students in STEM

Inspired women in science take a stand against gender inequality

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