At the Young Women's Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics at Princeton University, 25 female scientists from various fields shared their stories and led more than 400 girls from three states through interactive projects. "There's still this stereotype of the old white man in the lab coat, of Albert Einstein," said Andrew Zwicker, head of science education at the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physical Laboratory. "It's a heavily dominated field, and if we don't engage these young people, we are losing a lot of brain power."

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