Women lose interest in STEM careers the older they get

Aug. 4, 2014

Girls lose interest in STEM careers by the time they are in college. Keeping them interested helps fill the workforce of the future.

The reason STEM isn't a popular choice among women is one or more of four things. The work schedule is inflexible, they have no role models to look up to, their curriculum is boring and they don't understand how their impact could change the world.

Girls lose interest in STEM careers the older they are. By keeping your daughters interested in STEM careers and encouraging them to stick with their interests, you are helping to fill the 2.6 million STEM jobs that will open by 2020.

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