Girls need to see women who are working in STEM fields, says naturalist Susie Spikol. In 2017, Spikol started Lab Girls, a program to introduce female students in grades 5 through 12 to women in STEM professions, such as Mirka Zapletal, director of education at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, who recently met via Zoom with a group of Lab Girls participants.
Lab Girls seeks to grow student interest in STEM
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