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STEM = science, technology, engineering, mathematics
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- numbers increasing in percentage of women in STEM educational paths, and they are performing well! but not getting jobs in private sector, tech, eng. why??
- we are often taught about the few women throughout history who have contributed to astronomy. who are modern-day science heroines? Vera Rubin. Sandy Faber. Jocelyn Bell..... any young ones? sara seager? meg urry?
- we all think of einstein, newton, and darwin... the geniuses. who are the current science heros?
- at current rates of change, it will take 200 years for UK parliament to have equal number of women as men!