KC STEM Alliance has released its findings from research on best practices for closing the gender gap in STEM education. I was honored to participate in the research to share my perspective and voice on what it will take to make STEM more accessible and equitable for girls. “We must show up for our girls and work as a community”. To understand how to best address this gap locally, we hosted a series of focus groups with a cross sector of 25 women and girls, including students, teachers, mentors, STEM professionals and nonprofit leaders. These conversations uncovered six themes that will help guide next steps as we work to make STEM more accessible and equitable for all girls.
We invite you to read the full report and join the conversation.