The Gender Gap

Women remain underrepresented in STEM jobs and among STEM degree holders.

See this round up of reports to better understand the issue and find ideas about how to address it.

The Big Picture

According to a government report, in 2015 women filled 47 percent of all U.S. jobs but occupied only 24 percent of STEM jobs. Likewise, women constitute slightly more than half of college-educated workers but make up only 25 percent of college-educated STEM workers.

Engaging girls in STEM

This study commissioned by Microsoft delves into what causes girls and women to lose interest in STEM subjects and careers, as well as which strategies and interventions have the greatest potential to reverse this trend.

A snapshot from 2018

This infographic from the National Girls Collaborative Project illustrates the state of women and girls in STEM from K-12 through the workplace.