Column: Show girls how STEM education can lead to bright careers squib

In 2019, girls and young women continue to focus their collective energy on what has been deemed in the past as a quixotic pursuit of careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) for them. Despite the high priority given to these fields across the nation, only a small fraction of girls and women are pursuing STEM careers. Currently, women account for less than 25 percent of those employed in STEM, even though these professions pay women 33 percent more than other jobs.

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