Why Do We Need Women in STEM Fields?

Each month this year, AAUW teams up with Nature Publishing Group, one of the world’s leading science publishers, in an online forum on women in science. The AAUW posts highlight […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   February 28, 2011
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Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

AAUW’s 2010 research report Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics presents in-depth yet accessible descriptions of eight key research findings that point to environmental and social barriers — including stereotypes, gender bias and the climate of science and engineering departments in colleges and universities — that continue to block women’s participation and progress in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Read more »

  |     |   March 21, 2010

The Shoulders of Giants

They say that behind every successful man is a woman. I think it’s also fair to say that behind every successful woman is a woman — or, more likely, many […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 27, 2009

Where Are All the Women?

I used to be an engineer. For eight years, I designed satellites. The work was engrossing at times, and I loved designing with CAD (Computer Aided Design). It was like […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   February 19, 2009

The Facts on Pay Equity

AAUW’s 2007 Behind the Pay Gap report has been referenced by a few writers recently, especially now that Sen. Barack Obama has begun talking more about the wage disparity between […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   July 11, 2008

Where Are The Girls?

While I was presenting at the AAUW of New York state convention a few weeks ago, I mentioned the release of the new AAUW research report, Where the Girls Are. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   19 Comments   |   May 19, 2008