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A Guide for Women in STEM: Closing the Gender Gap
Due to a variety of contributing factors, women are represented three times less than males in these industries. Since 1991, the number of women in STEM has steadily declined from its high of 36% to 25% in 2015. Women are in need of more resources to be successful in these fields. Within this guide are a multitude of reasons to close the gender gap, resources for overcoming the biggest challenges in STEM, scholarships for women pursuing science degrees, and inspiring female role models.
Redefining Your STEMM Career Guide - 24 Women leading STEMM stories
This article provides a comprehensive review of the state of women in STEMM and STEMM Leadership in 2020, a snapshot into the future-of-work trends and the top skills that are in high demand. I wrote this article because I want to inspire you to realise your own unique and important STEMM Potential!
There are so many ways you can put your STEMM skills to work.
Learn how 24 leading women in STEMM are thriving in different types of roles and organisations.
One thing that shines in each of them is the way they use their strengths and superpowers to navigate the challenges and setbacks that often stand between us and what we dream about achieving.
Learn why your all-important STEMM skills are exactly what our world needs right now.
And you may just find yourself quietly inspired by the many career paths there are once you start looking.
Breaking down barriers for women in chemistry
A new article from researchers at CSIRO is inspiring women in Australian chemistry to be a #catalystforchangeinchemistry. Women in chemistry face challenges related to workplace culture, work-life balance, measures of merit and mentorship. This article suggests personal and organisation-level strategies to overcome these challenges.
Speaking out about gender imbalance in invited speakers improves diversity
Omissions of qualified women scientists from major meeting programs continue to occur despite a surge in articles indicating persistent gender-discriminatory practices in hiring and promotion, and calls for gender balance in conference organizing committees.