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Finding stem women

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Finding stem women

  1. 1. Stephen Richard Neal AP English Language and Composition Mr. Paul W. Hankins
  2. 2.  The lack of women in STEM fields is drawing attention suggesting that education in today’s society is not geared for training women to handle such positions, but why? Essential Question
  3. 3.   These are beliefs among the general population  No assumption is made as such  Information is research based and non-biased Disclaimer
  4. 4.   Science  Technology  Engineering  Mathematics What is STEM?
  5. 5.   Too few females involved in STEM-occupations  Every aspect of STEM is male dominated What is the Issue?
  6. 6.   Lack of encouragement  Misinformation  No information  Unrealistic representation What are the Causes?
  7. 7.   Educators or Educational Advisors  Provide no/little encouragement  Parental Figures  Unaware and non-informing  Role models  Too few role models in these fields Lack of Encouragement
  8. 8.   Societal Implications  “Geeks” or “Nerds”  Media misrepresentation  Boring or little future Misinformation
  9. 9.   Most know little to nothing about STEM  Not provided or encouraged No Information
  10. 10.   Male-only occupations  Computer Sciences  Strictly males shown  Commercials, ads, etc. Unrealistic Representation
  11. 11.   Female Pay  Men Pay  Male vs. Female Pay Comparison Statistics
  12. 12.   Females in STEM occupations earn 33% more  $330 extra per $1000 earned Female Pay
  13. 13.   Men on average earn the direct pay increase between occupations  The increase is more for men than women Male Pay
  14. 14.  Men Male Pharmacist: 100% Male Dentist: 100% Male Surgeon: 100% Women Female Pharmacist: 91% Female Dentist: 74% Female Surgeon 71% Male vs Female Pay Same Occupation
  15. 15.  Role Models  Hermione Granger  A young, independent girl  Strong-minded and studious
  16. 16.  All Hands on Deck
  17. 17.   More information  Provided to young women and parental figures  More encouragement  Educators and Educational Advisors  More role models  Through movies, TV, media etc.  Clarification of what STEM really entails Solution
  18. 18.  Conclusion  Less of this More of this 
  19. 19.   SlideShare Link to Presentation
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