Why So Few? Women in STEM: Research In the News

On this page, you can find selected media coverage of the AAUW research report, Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Local and national newspapers and news stations are reporting AAUW’s findings and talking with our researchers. Check out their analysis.

Bias Called Persistent Hurdle for Women in Sciences
New York Times
By Tamar Lewin

S.T.E.M. Education Inspiring Girls Nationwide
Melissa Harris-Perry Show

10 Tips for Women Students in Science Fields
U.S. News & World Report
by Lynn F. Jacobs and Jeremy S. Hyman

Why aren’t there more women in STEM?
Washington Post
By Valerie Strauss, The Answer Sheet blog

New Report Explains ‘Why So Few’ Women in Science
AAAS Science Insider
By Jeffrey Mervis

Attracting Women to STEM
Inside Higher Ed
By Jennifer Epstein