How technology empowers women in STEM
The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is observed by the United Nations as a way to celebrate and grow the movement of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. While the number of women in science and engineering is steadily increasing, issues of unconscious bias and stereotyping around gender differences remains a systemic issue.
Camilla Ngala Timfe changed her life with cybersecurity
Timfe was working as a clinical laboratory technician at the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) while taking care of her children and waiting for her family visa to be approved.
Stephanie Harvey reaches rural students in Alaska
Stephanie Harvey aims to reach students in the most remote areas of her home state. Harvey says that she can relate to students participating in distance learning because she, herself, teaches at a distance.
STEM for all
“STEM is an interesting field with amazing careers opportunities for everyone - both women and men,” says Timfe. I believe women need to approach STEM with a resolute mindset of 'I can do it and I am determined,’ paying less attention to the stereotypes and focusing on successful outcomes.
Feb 12, 2021 at 22:26