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Gender Inequities Throughout STEM: Compared to Men, Women with Significantly Higher Grades Drop STEM Majors

  title={Gender Inequities Throughout STEM: Compared to Men, Women with Significantly Higher Grades Drop STEM Majors},
  author={Alexandru Maries and Kyle M. Whitcomb and Chandralekha P. Singh},
Efforts to promote equity and inclusion using evidence-based approaches are vital to correcting longstanding societal inequities that have disadvantaged women and discouraged them from pursuing studies, including in many STEM disciplines. We used 10 years of institutional data from a large public university to investigate the grade point average trends in different STEM disciplines for men and women who declared a major and then either completed the degree or dropped the major after declaring… 




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