When it comes to ‘innate’ abilities, there’s zero evidence to support the notion that boys are better at math and science. Yet these limiting stereotypes persist.
Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing
Girls and women are systematically tracked away from science and math throughout their educations, limiting their training and options to go into these fields as adults.
Women make up only 28% of the workforce in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and men vastly outnumber women majoring in most STEM fields in college. The gender gaps are particularly high in some of the fastest-growing and highest-paid jobs of the future, like computer science and engineering.
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