Building STEAM among female students

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

The dearth of women in technology professions or girls taking STEM classes has been well-documented. But I found reason for hope recently during an afternoon with young girls studying STEAM, the acronym for science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics education, during full-day workshops on six consecutive Saturdays.

The girls were recruited from Seattle-area middle and high schools and community organizations by the Greater Seattle Chapter of The Links, Inc., a volunteer service organization for women.

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