Episode 2.7 - Women in STEM

In which the Snarkers discuss the status of women in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Barriers that still exist, our own experiences, and a very brief discussion of the history of women in STEM. Guest Gwendolyn advocates for not just women, but all types of marginalized people who may have trouble accessing the education to pursue a career in STEM.

Some informative links from Michele:

http://www.ibtimes.com/distractinglysexy-twitter-meme-takes-after-scientist-tim-hunt-resigns-over-sexist-1963006

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-35668358

http://www.popularmechanics.com/space/rockets/a24429/hidden-figures-real-story-nasa-women-computers/

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/voices/gone-in-2016-10-notable-women-in-science-and-technology/

 

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