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#DressForSTEM

#DressForSTEM

Posted: Mar. 14, 2019 11:39 AM
Updated: Mar. 14, 2019 11:39 AM

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suy skies and highsn nday, with mix of nshine and clouds with highs in the upper 30s.mostly sunny and pleasant on tuesday, highs in the upper 30s. as we celebrate pie day -- the 14th day of the third month -- the date three... one... four.. also --the mathematical constant...represented by the greek letter pi. and the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. we want to take the time to talk about women in stem subjects and careers. a little math this morning. get this -- the number of computer-related jobs held by wome is onl25 peent. gethis -- the number of computer-related jobs held by women is only 25 percent. let's head back to 1990 -- almost 30 years ago.... that number was 32 percent. joining us now -- dan kostelec from projectinacci to lk womein stem.thank you for joing us and forearing rple. i nt to talk about this next number dan.... women make up nearly half of the workforce, but less than 25 percent of stem careers. fewer than three percent of colle fema freshman indicate anintentn to engineering. what's a driving force behind this... and how does the company you work with try re-shape that number? here's food for thought. teachers, parents and edators.. many stem ildren start thinki about stem careers before the age of 11. that's fifth grade! how do we get kids to start thit stem in elementary school? thank you dan for joining us.. you have an event coming up at the end of the month.. women and steam congress. thursday
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