December 1, 2021

In astronomy, women of color face the most discrimination

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By Rob LeFebvre, from engadget Almost half of women of color report bias, harassment and assault in the planetary sciences. There’s tons of evidence that women face a gender bias in the STEM fields. Last May, one report found that Facebook rejects female-authored codemore often than code written by men. A female engineer who featured […]

For aspiring female engineers, a square meal of code

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By Leena Rao From Tech Crunch Last year, high school student Michelle Nguyen had all but given up her hope of becoming an engineer. A Senior at Mission High School in San Francisco (which did not offer a computer science class), she thought she had to be smarter, more privileged, and be a male to […]