Our goal is to increase the participation of women in STEM programs and careers. We are working with students, educational institutions, employers, governments, STEM professionals, parents and others to:
Collect and analyze grassroots perspectives
Create and promote workplace and government policy recommendations
Develop and pilot strategies to address systemic barriers including using technology-based tools designed to support women and girls in STEM
We want your insights on the barriers that contribute to the underrepresentation of women in STEM and what can be done to encourage and retain more Women. We welcome insights from both women and men.
What are some of the Barriers Facing Women in STEM?
Cultural Bias and Discrimination
Lack of mentorship in early stages of career
Getting more #WomeninSTEM is not a new initiative – it has been a focus of post-secondary institutions, the private sector, governments and not-for-profits across North America for more than a decade. Why? Because as science, technology and engineering innovation continue to transform society as we know it, everyone will need a wider range of skills to compete. In order to remain competitive...