Tips for getting more girls interested in STEM

08/29/2013 | WTOP-FM (Washington, D.C.)

Research from the U.S. Department of Commerce shows more men than women have degrees in science, technology, engineering and math. Some industry leaders, such as Karen Purcell, electrical engineer and founder, owner and president of PK Electrical, say outreach to girls must begin earlier. Purcell recommends increasing girls' exposure to STEM through after-school activities and clubs and making them more aware of STEM career options.

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