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Science Gender Gap

Around the World in 30 Days -- November 2014

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.29.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

In November, I continued my conversations with world leaders on the frontiers of education reform. Each of this month's leaders dealt with situations that seemed unmanageable: from entrenched gender stereotypes to impoverished conditions.

The Global Search for Education: Girls and Science

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.12.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"Learning both art and science - both coding and designing - is needed. You need to position yourself so that when the world changes, you're ready for...

Another Thing Hurting Women In Science

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.22.2013 | Women

Working in the sciences is notoriously challenging for women -- men outnumber and out-earn them across the biological, life, physical and social scien...

Women in Science

Rui Dai | Posted 12.02.2012 | Education
Rui Dai

Walk through any hospital, and in all probability, the majority of physicians honored on wooden panels will be men. When we think of scientists or physicians, we do not picture in our minds a woman, but instead the stereotypical white male.

We Can STEM the Gender Gap

Karen Purcell, P.E. | Posted 08.13.2013 | Science
Karen Purcell, P.E.

Studies that have examined test scores for both sexes at a variety of ages suggest that academic performance is not the greatest obstacle for girls who want to study math, science, or engineering. Gender stereotypes instilled in girls' minds at an early age are the real dream killers.