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WHY CULTURAL CHANGE IS NECESSARY TO BRIDGE THE GENDER GAP IN STEM

BLOG WHY CULTURAL CHANGE IS NECESSARY TO BRIDGE THE GENDER GAP IN STEM Merriam Webster defines cultural change as the ‘modification of society through innovation, invention, discovery, or contact with other societies.’ No society can develop without cultural change because change is constant and creates an enabling environment for growth and development. Gender inequality has …

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WHY SAFE SPACES ARE NECESSARY FOR WOMEN IN MID LEADERSHIP STEM ROLES

BLOG WHY SAFE SPACES ARE NECESSARY FOR WOMEN IN MID LEADERSHIP STEM ROLES Networking is important for women and especially women in leadership positions. Being a leader or a woman in stem (STEM being a male dominated field) is challenging enough but for many women, that is not the only challenge, they are also saddled …

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WHY WE NEED MORE WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP ROLES IN STEM

BLOG WHY WE NEED MORE WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP ROLES IN STEM Certain fields like science, technology, engineering and mathematics have always been male dominated. Even though we have more women going into these fields as time goes by, there is still a significant shortage of women, especially in leadership roles. For instance, in the United …

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Women’s Leadership in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics: Barriers to Participation

BLOG Women’s Leadership in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics: Barriers to Participation Despite gains overall, women are still under-represented in leadership positions in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Data in the US suggest around one quarter of deans and department heads are women; in science this drops to nearly 1 in 20. Part …

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