Women in STEM: A Gender Gap to Innovation

  title={Women in STEM: A Gender Gap to Innovation},
  author={David N. Beede and Tiffany A. Julian and David Langdon and George McKittrick and B. Khan and Mark E. Doms},
  journal={Sexuality & Gender Studies eJournal},
Our science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce is crucial to America’s innovative capacity and global competitiveness. Yet women are vastly underrepresented in STEM jobs and among STEM degree holders despite making up nearly half of the U.S. workforce and half of the college-educated workforce. That leaves an untapped opportunity to expand STEM employment in the United States, even as there is wide agreement that the nation must do more to improve its competitiveness.Although… Expand
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