Left Out by Design, or How the STEM Gender Gap Leads to Lousy Products

Too few women participating on design teams leads to too many products that work for only half the population. From seat belts to medicine to protective clothing, goods meant for general use have long been designed with just men in mind. Closing the STEM gender gap can help remedy this kind of design failure.

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Arab Women Make a Charge into Engineering

U.S women continue to stay away from engineering in droves. Arab women are flocking to the field in ever-greater numbers. What can we learn from the Middle East about closing the gender gap in engineering?

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The Problem with the "Pipeline"

Pipelines are dank, dark, generally inhospitable places. As a dominant image and mindset in engineering outreach about bringing girls into engineering, "pipeline" does the field no favors. But new approaches people are using to draw more women into engineering are paying off.

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