AAUW NGCP Liaison in Action at STEMtech 2010!

On November 1, I presented at the STEMtech 2010 League for Innovation conference in Orlando, Florida (STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). I’m an electrical engineer and an AAUW regional […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   December 21, 2010

College Teams Tackle the Why So Few? Question

This past spring, AAUW asked in a nationally recognized research report why women are still so underrepresented in science and math fields. Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   1 Comments   |   December 17, 2010

Dispatches from Cuba: Shantytowns and Vintage Cars

This is the first in a series of blog posts from Cordy Galligan detailing AAUW’s trip to research gender issues in Cuba. Forty-eight AAUW members and staff excitedly gather in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 04, 2010

Paycheck Fairness for Generation Next

This is the fourth post in a five-part series debunking the myths surrounding the Paycheck Fairness Act. The persistence of the gender pay gap struck a foul chord with me […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   October 29, 2010

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 »