Barriers to Pursuing Careers in Science, Technology, and Engineering for Women in the United Arab Emirates

@article{Samulewicz2012BarriersTP,
  title={Barriers to Pursuing Careers in Science, Technology, and Engineering for Women in the United Arab Emirates},
  author={Diana Samulewicz and Georgeta Vidican and Noor Ghazal Aswad},
  journal={Gender, Technology and Development},
  year={2012},
  volume={16},
  pages={125 - 152}
}
Abstract The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is keen to make a transition to a knowledge-based economy driven by innovative industries and entrepreneurship. But it can achieve this goal only if it builds a strong knowledge base in the fields of science, technology, and engineering (STE). Women can play an important role in this transformation if they contribute their intellectual might to this field. Using the survey and qualitative research methods, this article identifies the social, cultural, and… Expand
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