Encouraging girls to participate in STEM is a hot topic that has captured the concern of the world’s academic, business and scientific communities. The intention is noble, however the strategies being deployed are reinforcing the very bias society seeks to eliminate. If we wish to advance our evolutionary journey as a species, a shift from “feeling sorry for disadvantaged girls” to “fearing STEM without girls’ reformation” is imperative. This piece discusses the rise to an initiative to redesign culture: Girlapproved.
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Dangelmaier, Heidi Therese and Hermann, Camilla
"Getting girls in STEM & the dangers of forgetting that Science is Art - someone made it up,"
The STEAM Journal:
1, Article 10.
Available at: http://scholarship.claremont.edu/steam/vol3/iss1/10
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