Retention

Fewer females than males that earn an engineering degree end up working in the engineering profession, and more females than males leave the profession over time.

Source: Corbett, C., & Hill, C. (2015). Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing. Washington, DC: American Association of University Women.

Retention in Engineering, By Gender, 2010

SWE Efforts to Increase Female Representation in the Engineering and Computer Science Workforce

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