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New study highlights what women in STEM want

AstronomyNew study highlights what women in STEM want


By Cindy Barth

Ellie Heo | Daily Trojan

A new survey of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields finds that despite the fact that nearly 2 in 3 millennial, Gen X and Baby Boomer women working in STEM said they have seen gender equality improve during their careers, a number of long-standing challenges persist for most.

Among them: unconscious bias, workplace culture, and leadership and pay gaps. 

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Eds. note: In 2020, Kerry Couldridge, Commercial Partnership Manager and supporter of Code First Girls and Closing the Tech Diversity Gap, also wrote about what women in STEM want. She notes that “[e]mpowerment speeches and events are great for inspiring, motivating and bringing women in STEM together…” 

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