Did Time Stand Still? Bias in STEM Ed

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Time moves on, yet the question remains the same.  Why is there still a dearth of women in STEM occupations?  At WID,  ages range from undergrads to people who (reluctantly) remember the leisure suits of the 1970’s.  We see some very accomplished women around us in our work environment but wonder why this is still an issue so many years later.  A recent New York Times article by Claire McCain Miller reopened the conversation. Is there an answer?  Are we asking the correct question?  Read along with us.

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