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December 23, 2014

7 ways to keep girls interested in STEM for the long haul

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By Zulma Whiteford, eSchool News

Just 15 percent of U.S. engineers are women. Here’s how to correct that statistic and get girls invested in STEM.  Engineering is empowering. It encompasses the ability to create whatever you can imagine and thereby change the world for the better. But in the United States, fewer than 15 percent of working engineers are women, despite comprising half of the population. There are a number of possible reasons for this inequality, but a variety of contributing factors take effect at an early age.

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