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By Jilana Boston
New York University 

Here's how to encourage more girls to pursue science and math careers

 

December 14, 2018



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Jilana Boston, New York University and Andrei Cimpian, New York University

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Women remain underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM. In the field of engineering, for example, women earned fewer than 20 percent of doctorates in 2014.

Such gaps, however, are not the result of differences in intellectual ability. Girls currently make up over half of the United States’ gifted student population. If girls have t...



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