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The Science Behind the STEM Gender Gap Tiffany Fang, High Technology High School

I'm Tiffany, a girl in a STEM high school. Since I was young, I knew about the gender divide and underrepresentation of girls in STEM. I could see for myself how the gender gap widened in college and magnified even more in computer science or engineering careers. What could be causing such great gap

Introducing STEM To Women LAO SUNENG, limkokwing cambodia

Girl Impacts: Girls in STEM Educational reformation has proceeded slowly despite the many calls to improve science and mathematics for our students. The acronym STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) has been adopted by many programs as a significant focus for renewed global compe

Women These Days... Marie Weaverling, Penn State Altoona

Today, women continue to be perceived as non-existent in the STEM field. After experiencing the ramifications of this sentiment first hand in high school, I decided explore the causes for this discrepancy. With some insight from a member of Penn State’s Society of Women Engineers, I was able to di

Bold, Brave Amina Queen, Abdulsalam, University of Calabar, Calabar.

The short film tells a story of a girl who has struggled with education. She has completed her senior secondary school education and wants to further, but then she is not given the opportunity to study what she wants because according to her father, "she is a girl".Through consistency and cry for he

An Inside Look Into Planned Parenthood Campbell Moore, Katy Laliotis, Melanie An, Canyon Crest Academy

A documentary about Planned Parenthood from the perspective of a patient and a boss at a Planned Parenthood facility.

Kyrgyz Space school - The first Kyrgyz satellite built by Girls Kamila Almaz, Tokmok "Umut" high school

Kyrgyz Space Program is creating the first Kyrgyz satellite built by girls. This way they want to prove to the whole world that girls can create anything they want. This might sound obvious to you, but unfortunately there are still too many people who don't believe this. BBC 100 Women has annou

Change the world by promoting girls in STEM Lilia Becker, Shipley School

My story of why I found the need to get more girls involved with STEM education along with my interviews with female role models who are paving the way for a younger generation of women.

GEMS: Girls Empowered by Math & Science Sadie Price-Elliott, Sussex County Technical School

How do we empower women to achieve in the traditionally male dominated STEM fields? Two teenagers are working to solve the problem through their GEMS (Girls Empowered by Math & Science) program. This film profiles women in STEM advocates Larissa Collins and Caroline Davidson in their efforts to insp

Lead Your Voice: Road Path to Success Sabrina Ahmadzai , University of The Sciences

Short film based on the struggles & challenges, that females face in order to become successful in their careers. Interviews recognizing the inspiring stories of four female leaders, from different career backgrounds, including: engineering, nonprofit, business and medicine to motivate young girls t

#GirlsCAN Claudian Francis, Pace University - New York City

#GirlsCAN is a short feature documentary highlighting the importance of female representation in science, technology, engineering and math. Women comprise 48 percent of the U.S. workforce but just 24 percent of STEM workers. In other words, half as many women are working in STEM jobs as one might