STEMtistics - women & girls

Narrowing the Gender Gap

Source: USNews, The annual index measures science, technology, engineering and mathematics activity in the U.S., June 2015. http://www.usnews.com/news/stem-index/articles/2015/06/29/the-2015-us-news-raytheon-stem-index

Tags: computer science, women & girls

STEM Professor Gender Gap

Source: U.S. News & World Report, Gender and Kids Matter in STEM Academia-But Not Just for Women, March 2014. http://www.usnews.com/news/blogs/data-mine/2014/03/07/gender-and-kids-matter-in-stem-academia-but-not-just-for-women

Tags: women & girls, STEM degrees, jobs & workforce

Untapped Female Talent


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Source: Change the Equation analysis of 2014 workforce data provided by Economic Modeling Specialists International, August 2015.

Tags: computer science, jobs & workforce, women & girls

Women Leave STEM Majors

Women are more likely than men to switch out of STEM majors--32 percent vs. 26 percent 

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, STEM Attrition, 2013.

Tags: women & girls, higher education

Encouraging Girls

Only 30 percent of elementary teachers feel well prepared to encourage girls to participate in science. 

Source: National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2014.

Tags: science, teachers, women & girls

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