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Why Girls Steer Clear Of STEM, And What To Do About It

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 04.07.2015 | Science

There's no doubt that women tend to steer clear of careers in science and technology--the statistics simply don't lie. Nor is there any doubt that...

How Elementary Teachers Discourage Girls in Math and Science

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 04.12.2015 | Education
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

A new study highlights the influence of teachers' subconscious biases on girls' tendency not to pursue math and science courses, relating this directl...

How My Tech Project Led Me To The White House

Zainab Oni | Posted 10.01.2013 | Teen
Zainab Oni

President Obama said, "We've got to do everything we can to make sure that we are giving these young people opportunities to pursue their studies and discover new ways of doing things." Well, President Obama, we young makers will hold you to that promise.

LOOK: Space Camp T-Shirts Tell Boys to 'Achieve' and Girls to 'Dream'

Cristen Conger | Posted 06.16.2013 | Women
Cristen Conger

The T-shirts start of well enough, encouraging both boys and girls to "explore" and "discover." But only the boys are prodded to go ahead and achieve, while young women can keep on dreaming. Sigh.

Study: Girl Mathletes Won't Quit

Posted 02.27.2013 | Science

Studies consistently show that males perform better in single-event math contests, but new research published in the Journal of Economic Behavior and ...

WATCH: 'Science In Greenland: It's A Girl Thing'

Posted 12.22.2012 | Green

A new video from a group of Dartmouth College graduate students shows what work is really like for female scientists. "Science in Greenland: It’s a ...

Math 'Gender Gap' Gets Surprising New Explanation

Posted 07.30.2012 | Science

By:, staff Published: 07/28/2012 10:45 PM EDT on LiveScience From an early age, boys tend to take a more impulsive approach to m...