It’s widely known that women pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) less than men. This is despite girls outperforming boys at school in the relevant STEM subjects
The stereotype of innate male brilliance when it comes to STEM subjects has been challenged, by the studying of 1.6 million student grades.
It may be structural issues rather than lack of natural ability that is keeping women out of STEM.
But how can this study be used to get girls into STEM past school? and Why was it important that this study was done?