Watch: Inspiring stories from women in STEM
The push to increase the amount of women in STEM roles has been going for years. There has been improvement, we’ve gotten much further than the 7% level we had in the 70s, but there is still room to grow.
Today is International Women’s Day, so lets highlight some success stories from women in STEM.
Science: Physicist Kaye Morgan
Kaye Morgan uses ground-breaking x-ray imaging in the effort to help treat cystic fibrosis.
Technology: Women in Tech
In this video students, professors and alumni from the Auckland University of Technology talk about their careers in tech. They want to help defuse the myth that women don’t want to go into fields like computer science and engineering.
Engineering: Entrepreneur Debbie Sterling
Debbie Sterling is an engineer and founder of GoldieBlox, a toy company out to inspire the next generation of female engineers. She has made it her mission in life to tackle the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and math.
Mathematics: Mathematician Danica McKellar
Danica McKellar explains how math helped her to discover that she is so much more than the child actress from The Wonder Years.