Women in STEM

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Women make up only 28% of the workforce in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Only 16.5% of all working engineers are women. 

Why so few?

 

How can we change it?

SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, "Employed persons by detailed occupation, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity," Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey, Table 11, 2020.

"Don't let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It's your place in the world, it's your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live."

- Mae Jemison, first African American woman astronaut in space