It has become crucial for the students of the United States to pursue education in a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) field, NIU Today reports. Women make up almost half of the workforce today yet continue to be outnumbered and out-earned. Supporting women in STEM fields has become more important than ever as 49 percent of women pursuing STEM degrees choose STEM to make a difference. Stereotypically, women choose to focus on areas of engineering that directly impact more diverse and under-represented segments of the population. Innovation in these areas of industry can directly impact the world...


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