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New AAUW Research: Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing. The YouTube video is available now!

Download the AAUW report, "Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women's Success in Engineering and Computing.

Opening the Gendered Toolbox: The Advancement and Treatment of Women in Engineering at the Undergraduate Level - This documentary film by Emily Baker, Clarkson University Class of 2016, examines the conclusions of AAUW’s research report, Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing, through the lens of women engineering students at Clarkson. The report features the latest data on girls’ achievement in subjects related to engineering and computing, how few women are working in these fields, and what can be done. Opening the Gendered Toolbox tells the story of seven Clarkson female engineering students in a variety of disciplines. Emily Baker did an Internship with AAUW-NYS Public Policy VP Donna Seymour in Spring 2016.

Expand the Gendered Toolbox: Opening STEM Fields to Girls - This presentation was given to educators and guidance counselors who brought students from 11 St. Lawrence County School to the annual Women in Engineering Day at SUNY Canton on May 11, 2016. The event was cosponsored by AAUW-St. Lawrence County and the North Country Young Women’s Leadership Institute. Over 230 girls in grades 7-11 got hands-on instruction in nine STEM engineering fields. (May 11, 2016)

Women in Engineering Day 2016 - At the Women in Engineering Day 2016, 235 North Country girls were introduced to a wide array of engineering fields at SUNY Canton. Co-sponsored by AAUW-St. Lawrence County and the Young Women’s Leadership Institute of the North Country, the day-long event for students from 11 county schools was a hand-on opportunity to explore to the engineering field. (May 11, 2016)

Grow Your STEM Knowledge - The Jefferson County Branch of AAUW-NYS put on a one-day Grow Your STEM Knowledge event at the Charles H. Bohlen Technical Center at the Jefferson-Lewis BOCES Center in Watertown. The four STEM workshops focused on Engineering, Chemistry, Forensic and Biomedical Science for girls in 5-8th grade. (May 7, 2016)

Video: Women in Engineering Day at SUNY Canton - SUNY Canton released a video of this year's Women in Engineering Day for 235 local school girls from 7-th11 grade. The commentator is the 2016 Keynoter, Brig. General Miyako N. Schanely, Executive Director of the SUNY North Country Consortium. Miyako Schanely made history as the first female engineer in the Army Reserve and second in the Army to make general officer. She was the deputy commander of 412th Theater Engineer Command in Vicksburg, MS. AAUW-St. Lawrence County and the Young Women’s Leadership Institute of the North Country co-sponsored WIE 2016 with SUNY Canton.

AAUW Campus Leaders Confront STEM Stereotypes - Ten schools earned 2015–16 AAUW Campus Action Project grants to tackle that question head-on this spring. Inspired by AAUW’s research report Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing, students implemented projects to empower women and girls in those fields, where women are particularly underrepresented.

STEM Resouces

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"The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it."

-- Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Opening the Gendered Toolbox: The Advancement and Treatment of Women in Engineering at the Undergraduate Level - This documentary film by Emily Baker, Clarkson University Class of 2016, examines the conclusions of AAUW’s research report, Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing, through the lens of women engineering students at Clarkson. The report features the latest data on girls’ achievement in subjects related to engineering and computing, how few women are working in these fields, and what can be done. Opening the Gendered Toolbox tells the story of seven Clarkson female engineering students in a variety of disciplines. Emily Baker did an Internship with AAUW-NYS Public Policy VP Donna Seymour in Spring 2016.

Expand the Gendered Toolbox: Opening STEM Fields to Girls - This presentation was given to educators and guidance counselors who brought students from 11 St. Lawrence County School to the annual Women in Engineering Day at SUNY Canton on May 11, 2016. The event was cosponsored by AAUW-St. Lawrence County and the North Country Young Women’s Leadership Institute. Over 230 girls in grades 7-11 got hands-on instruction in nine STEM engineering fields. (May 11, 2016)

Women in Engineering Day 2016 - At the Women in Engineering Day 2016, 235 North Country girls were introduced to a wide array of engineering fields at SUNY Canton. Co-sponsored by AAUW-St. Lawrence County and the Young Women’s Leadership Institute of the North Country, the day-long event for students from 11 county schools was a hand-on opportunity to explore to the engineering field. (May 11, 2016)

Grow Your STEM Knowledge event at the Charles H. Bohlen Technical Center at the Jefferson-Lewis BOCES Center in Watertown. The four STEM workshops focused on Engineering, Chemistry, Forensic and Biomedical Science for girls in 5-8th grade. (May 7, 2016)

Spotlight on STEM in the Classroom - In this Spotlight, explore inclusive STEM high schools, inter-district and museum resources for teaching STEM, how nanoscience lessons can engage students in science, and the civic importance of science instruction.


Updated: October 11, 2017

Index:


STEM Resouces:

STEM job growth:

Obama STEM graduate goals: A HREF="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/02/01/technology-inclusion-summit">White House Council on Women and Girls

Women in the workforce

Medical school graduates: American Association of Medical Colleges

Percentage of women in various fields: Bureau of Labor Statistics

STEM pay: U.S. Dept. of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration


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