Bridging the “Encouragement Gap” in STEM +C

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Join JeffriAnne Wilder, Research Scientist at the National Center for Women and Information Technology  (NCWIT), as she discusses the newest research on encouragement in STEM and computing, and why an “encouragement gap” exists between boys, girls, and girls of color.  Encouragement is a major factor in girls’ decisions to explore and pursue careers in STEM, and this webinar will provide an engaging discussion on how to be more inclusive and to broaden the participation of girls from all backgrounds in STEM and computing.


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