• Set clear performance standards• Recognize career-relevant skillsSource: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2009, Women in the labor force: A databook (Report 1018) (Washington, DC), Table 11.
Grace Hopper(1906-1992)“First Programmer”US Navy Read Admiral
The Robot Creator at MITCynthia BreazealDeveloped robot “Kismet”MIT “Top Innovator under 35”
Linda RisingComputer Scientist, Software ArchitectAuthor “Fearless Change”
Sheryl SandbergCOO Facebook, Author “Lean In”“We (women) hold ourselves back in waysboth big and small, by lacking self-confidence, by not raising our hands, and bypulling back when we should be leaning in”
Take your piece, own it, NAIL IT!AdaMelissa MayerCarly FiorinaMeg WhitmanCarol xxxxHillary ClintonAngela MerkelMarissa MayerCEO of Yahoo!
Adverse Effects of Negative StereotypesRecommendations•Expose girls to successful role models•Explicitly talki to students about stereotype threatsSource: Spencer, S. J., Steele, C. M., & Quinn, D. M., 1999, "Stereotype threat and womens math performance," Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 35(1), p. 13.Performance on a Challenging Math Test,by Stereotype Threat Condition and Gender