Tagged: STEM

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Blind Spots: Seeing sexism in STEM

This post originally appeared on the Digital Science guest blog. Two years ago I created STEM Women, an initiative that celebrates the careers of women in STEM fields while highlighting the many challenges we...

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Stereotypes of Women & Minorities in STEM

We speak to social neuroscientist Professor Chad Forbes, who will explain how stereotype threat impacts women and minorities in STEM. Stereotype threat describes how negative ideas about minorities can affect their ability to succeed...

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The Secrets of Life: Why I Got Into STEM

This article originally appeared on STEM Women’s Role Models series I was 13 years old when I first read Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park. I hadn’t seen the movie, so I had no preconceptions what...