“Bias, Barriers & Breakthroughs” Exploring Challenges and Opportunities for Women and Girls in STEM

Source: Women’s Bureau, US Dept. of Labor

On March 22nd, the Women’s Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor, hosted a discussion on the critical contributions of women and girls to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) innovation in the United States. The panelists addressed both the recruitment, retention and advancement challenges for women and girls pursuing STEM careers and courses of study, as well as the key strategies and promising practices being deployed to ensure success in leveraging the full spectrum of talent available to employers and institutions engaged in advancing STEM technologies and innovations.