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Something about STEM drives women out

Posted By Alice C. Linsley, Friday, December 27, 2013
Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013

 Nov 20, 2013 by Bill Steele

(Phys.org) —Just when the nation has a need for more workers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields, research at Cornell and the University of Texas, Austin, finds that women have often found those fields inhospitable, and left for other kinds of jobs.

In the first study to compare women in STEM with other professional women, Sharon Sassler, professor of policy analysis and management, and colleagues found that women in STEM fields have been more likely to move out of their field of specialty than other professional women, especially early in their careers; few women in either group completely leave the labor force. Their report, "What's So Special About STEM?" will appear in the December issue of the journal Social Forces.


Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2013-11-stem-women.html#jCp


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