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Over time, more females have entered STEM occupations. While the life sciences have seen an overall reduction in the gender gap, the percentage of women in engineering and computer science occupations has stagnated. Sources: Corbett, C., & Hill, C. (2015). Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing. Washington, DC: American […]

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Bachelor's Degrees to Women The proportion of bachelor’s degree holders in engineering and computer science that are women is at about 20 percent, which is the lowest when compared to other STEM fields. This proportion has been relatively stagnant for over a decade. On the contrary, women comprise the majority of the bachelor’s degree holders […]

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