By Ari Hock, Erin Carll, Ph.D., and Aryaa Rajouria

Our comprehensive study of peer-reviewed social science research papers and conference proceedings shows that women still face obstacles related to bias and discrimination in pursuing and remaining in STEM careers.

By Anne Perusek

SWE hosted two roundtable discussions during WE Local in Barcelona last year with researchers from various locations in the United States and Europe. Their insights into what it takes to encourage women to pursue STEM educations and persevere in STEM careers are instructive.

By Christine Coolick

Over the past several years, the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate have convened caucuses devoted to increasing women’s participation in STEM. They have operated in rare bipartisan fashion to craft legislation aimed at funding research, removing barriers for rural students, and helping women restart their careers after a break, among other initiatives.

By Sandra Guy

In 2022, the Biden administration began a process to ensure Title IX would extend to members of the LGBTQIA+ community and better protect people traumatized by harassment and discrimination. As of press time, the rules were still on hold.

By CV Garcia

A SWE analysis of ASEE data shows that a boost in the number of women serving as faculty in STEM disciplines can increase the number of women graduating with STEM degrees.

By Roberta Rincon, Ph.D.

One engineering membership organization wondered why it organically developed such a high number of women in leadership positions. The answers are the types of support that all employees and volunteers might appreciate.


Opening Thoughts

Diverse perspectives on women in STEM

Final Words

SWE remains a resource for advocacy, information, collaboration, and inclusivity for women at all levels of STEM.

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