Just 20% of STEM bachelor’s degrees are held by women, and only 25% of STEM jobs are filled by women. Experts say a major part of the problem is that girls don’t have enough female STEM role models to look up to. Here are 25 women in STEM You Should Know About!
Astronomer Jill Tarter, the inspiration for heroine Ellie Arroway in the novel and movie "Contact," is retiring after spending 35 years scanning the heavens for signals from intelligent aliens.
Jill Tarter - American astronomer and the outgoing director of the Center for SETI Research, holding the Bernard M. Oliver Chair for SETI at the SETI Institute #cosmology
25 Female STEM Superheroes of Today - share this article with science math teachers everywhere!