Why So Few? It’s a Global Question

Did you know that men outnumber women 73 percent to 27 percent in all sectors of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) employment? AAUW’s latest report, Why So Few? Women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   September 23, 2010

Math, Not Cookies, for Girl Scouts in Oregon

Recently, I heard astronaut Sally Ride interview on the Diane Rehm Show. She talked about how she had a “growth mindset” as a child and worked hard to learn science […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   1 Comments   |   August 16, 2010

Recruiting Women to Teach Physics

While AAUW’s new research report, Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, brings attention to a significant problem that clearly calls for improvement, it is important to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   1 Comments   |   April 13, 2010

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 »

Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Executive Summary

The summary describes research findings that point to environmental and social barriers — such as 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 STEM. Read more »

PowerPoint Presentation: Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (Long)

This hour-long PowerPoint presentation makes it easy to present the findings from AAUW’s 2010 research report, Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Read more »

PowerPoint Presentation: Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (Short)

This 25-minute PowerPoint presentation makes it easy to present the findings from AAUW’s 2010 research report, Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Read more »

Why So Few: Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics research report cover (600px)

Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

In an era when women are increasingly prominent in medicine, law, and business, why are there so few women scientists and engineers? AAUW’s Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics report presents compelling evidence that can help to explain this puzzle.  Read more »

Research   |   Education & Training   |   March 21, 2010

Are Women to Blame for Girls’ Math Anxiety?

Sitting next to the first lady at the State of the Union address tonight will be a model student in the sciences and engineering. Li Boynton is a semifinalist in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   3 Comments   |   January 27, 2010

An Insult to Hardworking Career Mothers

To me the most striking finding from a recent work-family research report that’s getting a lot of online buzz was that the wage gap between mothers and non-mothers is even […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   June 22, 2009