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Women in stem, how do you know when your cheated?

Trying to become a woman in stem, what are some tips that will not get me cheated from the benefits of my work ethic compared to male counterparts. There's always been a difference in pag wages between men and women, but how I can I better prepare myself for this reality? I mean I could just be...

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Kristin Ward’s Avatar Kristin Ward’s Avatar Shelley Notarnicola’s Avatar
Active Jan 03 at 15:52

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Posted by Adilene Jezabel M.’s Avatar Adilene Jezabel M.
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Kristin Ward | Demo Architect at Adobe Hi Adilene, In my view, there are two good ways to ...

Is it hard being a woman in the STEM field?

I’ve heard that men take up most of the STEM careers and women in the field are underpaid....

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Fabiola Clayton’s Avatar Victoria German’s Avatar Carol Walker’s Avatar
Active Mar 17 at 19:06

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Posted by Heidi K.’s Avatar Heidi K.
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Fabiola Clayton | Education Program Manager I agree with the previous answer advising you to research the ...

How lopsided is the men:women ratio in STEM fields?

As a female looking to go into a STEM field, I'd like to get a little insight into how much of a minority women will be. #women-in-stem...

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Active Mar 05 at 02:19

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Posted by Emelia C.’s Avatar Emelia C.
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May Kaewken | Solutions Engineer/Software Deployment Specialist Though the number of females in STEM fields is increasing, the ...

Where can I find good scholarships for STEM based majors?

This year I am a senior and as time quickly passes more pressure is put on me to apply for scholarships. Finding good scholarships would allow me to become less nervous about college. Also, STEM majors can be very costly. I would appreciate the help a lot!! #biology...

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Active Sep 16 '17 at 16:07

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Posted by Jennifer R.’s Avatar Jennifer R.
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Roxanne Lenzo Douthit | Risk Consultant at PwC Check with the schools you want to go to and any ...

Specifically for women in STEM, what made you want to pursue stem in college?

I want to pursue STEM in college and I’m curious on how other women got interested in it....

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Stefanie Wernisch’s Avatar Victoria German’s Avatar Sharon Bader’s Avatar Rosey Gamarra’s Avatar
Active Mar 01 at 18:18

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Posted by Alyssa B.’s Avatar Alyssa B.
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Stefanie Wernisch | Researcher In school, I was drawn to biology, physics and chemistry because ...

What is the hardest part about being an African-Ameican woman and becoming a mathematician?

I am asking this because I know it is very hard for an African-American woman to major in mathematics and work in this field. In addition, I am curious about how these mathematicians overcome the obstacles that they face....

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Active Mar 11 at 18:39

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Posted by Terri F.’s Avatar Terri F.
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Shelley Notarnicola | Inside Sales Engineer I can't really answer this personally. However, I offer the following ...

Do women in the predominantly male Engineering field face challenges of being heard and/or taken seriously in the professional workplace?

I am a female engineering student and I often find myself being isolated in the classroom setting by the overwhelming majority of male students. I feel as if some of my ideas and contributions are not heard or simply looked over due to being female in a "male oriented" career. I am curious to...

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Posted by Sydney R.’s Avatar Sydney R.
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Lillian Wang | Career Counselor in Higher Education First off, you are definitely NOT alone in this! There are ...

How can a women thrive in a male dominated field?

I am going into engineering. I understand that my college classes and workplace will be dominated by men. I would like to know how I can assert myself and no be intimidated. #engineering...

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Active Apr 01 at 15:37

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Posted by Molly A.’s Avatar Molly A.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Your success in any career area, regardless of gender orientation, is ...

Is the gender imbalance in stem related majors a problem or is it decreasing now a days?

I plan on majoring in a stem field and want to be prepared for what my classes will look like. #stem...

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Lori Brown’s Avatar Sherry Junker’s Avatar
Active May 05 at 19:55

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Posted by Chloe R.’s Avatar Chloe R.
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Lori Brown | Facilities Integrity Engineer at ExxonMobil Hi Chloe! The split is definitely not to parity yet, but ...

Do you feel any bias towards your work being a woman in STEM?

I want my work to be as credible as a male's. Is there any unfair actions or bias against being a woman in STEM? #women-in-stem...

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Kristin Ward’s Avatar Monica Martinez’s Avatar
Active Jan 03 at 16:13

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Posted by Samantha M.’s Avatar Samantha M.
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Kristin Ward | Demo Architect at Adobe Hi Samantha, In my personal experience, I've dealt with some bias ...

What coding language was the most difficult to learn and why?

Currently, I am enrolled in AP Computer Science and we only learn about java. I am looking to major in the computer science field and am very curious about the hundreds of different coding languages that are out there. #technology #computer-science...

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Active Apr 19 at 08:55

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Posted by Sophia W.’s Avatar Sophia W.
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Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer Sort of a hard question to answer. Some reasons why it ...

How do you balance humanities with a STEM major?

I love to write and draw -- they're two of my passions -- but I also love science and math, which is why I plan on going into a STEM field. How do you keep the two balanced when so many claim you can't reconcile them? #women-in-stem #arts...

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Active May 30 at 10:55

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Posted by Aishwarya J.’s Avatar Aishwarya J.
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Melanie Pound | Business Support Manager Hello, Aishwarya J., My daughter had this same question as she ...

What is it like being a woman in STEM?

I’m considering going into a STEM career & majoring in STEM in college but I’ve heard it’s hard being a woman and finding a career in it because of the male dominant community. #women-in-stem #stem-education...

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Active Jan 24 at 13:35

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Posted by Ashley B.’s Avatar Ashley B.
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Victoria German | Sr. Mgr. Ntwrk Security & HSO Member Hi Ashley, I love your question! Definitely choose a STEM (Science, ...

What can females do to more likely be accepted into STEM majors?

There is a large difference in the male to female ratio in STEM majors, and from a previous college visit a Dean of Admissions actually said that he thinks female applicants are more superficial than males. What tips do you have for females looking into going into STEM schools that can help us...

#computer-science #women-in-stem #engineering

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Joanne Mammarelli’s Avatar Rachel Gonzalez’s Avatar Christopher Rutledge’s Avatar
Active Mar 19 at 09:49

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Posted by Natalia S.’s Avatar Natalia S.
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Joanne Mammarelli | Systems Engineer First, I wouldn't go to the school where the Dean thinks ...

What's the best path to take while pursuing engineering at a liberal arts school?

With dual-degree programs and different partnerships at colleges, I'd like to know more experiences in getting an engineering degree at a liberal arts college. #engineering #liberal-arts...

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Active Mar 23 at 10:09

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Posted by Emelia C.’s Avatar Emelia C.
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Simon Robson | Retired Engineering Manager with limited consultation Be careful about taking math and science courses for engineering at ...

Would a degree from an engineering school or a duel diploma with a liberal arts school and an engineering school give an engineering student a more well-rounded education?

As a student with many interests, spaning from stem to art-history, it is hard to tell what kind of institution will be best suited for me. Would you suggest a program that is soley at an engineering school, or would a duel degree with an engineering school and a liberal arts college be better...

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Active Sep 25 at 19:29

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Posted by Rosa W.’s Avatar Rosa W.
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Jacinda Jack | Retail District Manager Hello Rosa. You have many options when it come to attending ...

As a woman in a STEM career, am I more likely to get hired by an employer?

I was wondering how it compares for different genders. #stem #women-in-stem...

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Lisa Mark, MA’s Avatar Deborah Sigel’s Avatar Tricia Smyth’s Avatar Nawal Ayoujil, PMP’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:23

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Posted by Kassidy T.’s Avatar Kassidy T.
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Lisa Mark, MA | Career Counselor & Employment Coach I think the above answer may be confusing. Yes, women are ...

What is it like as a woman working in a technical field? Is it harder in any way?

Hi! My name is Anina and I'm a high school senior interning at Career Village. It's become a bit of a running joke between my friends and I that whenever a huge, end-of-term paper comes up in high school, I will inevitably write something about the lack of women and minorities in STEM. But as...

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Active Aug 22 '17 at 10:44

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Posted by Anina H.’s Avatar Anina H.
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Theresa Hardy | Program Manager - Technology Projects I have worked in the technology business for many years, not ...

Do bio engineers have weekends off? Is it all work all the time or is there time for a family when the time comes?

I am currently a high school senior who is planning on majoring in bio engineering in the fall. I am asking this question because I like to think ahead and I was just curious. #engineer #women-in-stem...

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Active Aug 06 '17 at 14:43

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Posted by Gabriela W.’s Avatar Gabriela W.
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Kevin Stultz | Principal Product Manager at Symantec With any careers how much time you spend working is largely ...

As there are still not many women in the engineering field, what would I be able to do in college and my future career to earn more respect from men in that field?

I have heard from some female engineers that I have talked to about how they weren't given as much respect as they should from men in college and their workplace. This worries me because I want to major in Biomedical Engineering and I want to be fully respected in the workplace and in college...

#engineering #women-in-engineering #women-in-stem #biomedical-engineering

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:44

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Posted by Kaycee P.’s Avatar Kaycee P.
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bridget navoda | Senior Product Development Manager Hi Kaycee -- Disrespect of women in engineering is not unique; ...

how intense is the work load in a stem career and what are the hours worked per day?

I want to go into a stem field and just had some questions #computer-science #science #mathematics...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:45

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Posted by Ta'jah G.’s Avatar Ta'jah G.
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Carol Walker | System Admin | Tech Support | Keeping technology ... We'd definitely need more info on which aspect of STEM to ...

What are big civil engineering companies? Where do they take interns?

I have been interested in becoming a civil engineer for 6 years now, i am dual enrolling my classes at a university, and i am going to apply to colleges in a year, but i want to know what businesses go to which colleges for interns and such. #internships #civil-engineering #women-in-stem...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:46

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Posted by Faith T.’s Avatar Faith T.
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DAVID WEBER | ATKINS look up ENR top 500 engineering firms or top consulting firms, ...

Why is it hard to find an affordable college or university that offers an undergraduate astrophysics program?

I'm a senior in high school who wants to major in astrophysics and work in that field. The only colleges/universities that I can find that offer Astrophysics are really really expensive and I don't want to pay off loans for the rest of my life. #stem #women-in-stem...

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Active Dec 07 '17 at 13:10

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Posted by Kendralyn M.’s Avatar Kendralyn M.
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Lori Brown | Facilities Integrity Engineer at ExxonMobil Hi Kendralyn! From a quick look around, it appears that most ...

What is a day in the life of a chemist like?

All through high school I have been interested in the topic of chemistry. I was just wondering what a chemist does and how it helps the environment or community or what you do on a daily basis. #chemistry #science #day-in-the-life #stem...

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Active Oct 13 '17 at 14:58

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Posted by Krissy L.’s Avatar Krissy L.
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Nishant Bhasin | Management Consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, New ... Hello - This depends on what level you are in the ...

Will being a female in STEM give me an advantage when applying to schools?

Is it just a myth? #college #stem...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:47

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Posted by Nicole C.’s Avatar Nicole C.
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bridget navoda | Senior Product Development Manager Hi Nicole -- Not a myth...but not a truth either (in ...

What should I expect when it comes to sexism and racism in the STEM field, because I know it's quite pervasive in the US?

I'm South Asian, muslim, and a woman, and so far I've not experienced a lot of sexist or racist treatment, but I expect I'll run into it eventually. Is there any ideology I should keep in mind, or any resources I should look into? #racism #sexism #biology #biotechnology...

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Active Feb 01 at 04:01

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Posted by Fathima M.’s Avatar Fathima M.
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Jacob Cavazos | Dynamic, Highly Motivated Research Scientist Expect to face it on a regular basis. Expect to overcome ...

Do I have to take physics in high school to be a successful engineer?

Unfortunately, I decided on my major late in my high school career. Because of this, I did not take physics in high school, but want to be an engineer in the future. Should I be dissuaded from the field if I did not take physics in high school? And is high school physics a necessity to...

#dedication #physics #engineering #late-decisions #women-in-stem

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Active Apr 15 at 11:55

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Posted by Mackenzie G.’s Avatar Mackenzie G.
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Greg Roelofs | Software engineer, data infrastructure at LinkedIn No. While taking physics in high school can be a useful ...

What can I do as a high school student to encourage more girls to pursue STEM fields in the future?

I am currently a senior in high school and I am interested in studying STEM in college. I realize that women in the STEM field are far and few between, so what can I do as an individual to help more girls explore STEM fields in school? #women-in-stem #math #science #engineering...

#technology

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Victoria German’s Avatar Kate Fay’s Avatar Christopher Rutledge’s Avatar Tina Fischer’s Avatar
Active Sep 13 at 17:16

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Posted by Annette V.’s Avatar Annette V.
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Victoria German | Sr. Mgr. Ntwrk Security & HSO Member Hi Annette,I love your question!!!There are so many ways to encourage ...

Due to the under-representation of women in engineering fields (and STEM fields in general), are there any double standards or certain "standards" that are expected and directed towards women?

Despite many women being encouraged to go into STEM fields, it is still a heavily male-dominated field which is a little intimidating. Since there isn't complete equal pay between the genders as well as double standards for both, I'm a little worried that my work as an engineer will be judged...

#engineering #women-in-engineering #women-in-stem #women-in-tech

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Active Mar 22 at 20:29

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Posted by Anna W.’s Avatar Anna W.
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Neha Ranaware | Software Development Senior Analyst at Dell Hi Anna, Ken is right! professionals are evaluated based on their ...

I would like to know how many African American females hold degrees in Mathematics.

It is often said that minorities are not "good" at mathematics. I am just curious to know how many others have taken the journey I am embarking on successfully. #statistics #women-in-tech #women-in-stem #stem...

#mathematics

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Active Mar 05 at 01:56

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Posted by Brandy J.’s Avatar Brandy J.
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Victoria German | Sr. Mgr. Ntwrk Security & HSO Member Hi Brandy,I saw your question about a week ago and I ...
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