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Women In Aerospace: Challenges And Opportunities

By Bonnie Marcus

There has been much discussion and attention paid recently to women and STEM careers. Rather than continue this conversation in general terms, I thought it would be helpful to take a look at specific STEM industries in which women are underrepresented to highlight some of the opportunities for women and as well as the challenges. Aerospace is the first industry I’m exploring relative to these issues.

Women in STEM: What are the Barriers to Entering Technical Fields?

Interview with Dr. Novadean Watson-Stone and Dr. Francesca Catalano

What is currently the biggest challenge to women entering the field of science, technology, engineering and math, also known as STEM? It's about providing direction in careers, as well as boosting confidence in these technical fields that may be holding women back. The time to harvest these highly sought after technical skills should be cultivated early on.

Calling Women to STEM Fields

By Francesca Catalano Faculty Director, School of Science, Math, Technology, and Engineering, American Public University The number of jobs that require skills in science, technology, engineering, and math—STEM fields—continues to grow. However, the number of women and people of color within these fields continue to be disproportionately low.