STEM gender gap can be closed by undoing stereotypes

01/31/2013 | Huffington Post, The

The long-held myth that girls and women are less interested or comfortable in math and technology than males needs to be dispelled, World Wide Workshop founder Idit Harel Caperton writes in this blog. She calls on educators and innovators to look for ways to encourage girls to learn more about their opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math, and to come up with creative solutions for closing the gender gap.

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