Gender Inequality

How are gender stereotypes affecting perceptions of STEM careers?

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Gender stereotypes need to change as they will prevent talented students from pursuing a career in the discipline. Image: UNSPLASH/

Alysson Light
Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of the Sciences
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The amount of women in STEM occupations. Image: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,
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