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Start with the Girl


Even though 74% of teen girls are interested in science, engineering, math, and technology (STEM) fields in high school, women hold only a quarter of the jobs in STEM. This means that women are missing out on high paying jobs, and the world is missing out on the talent, intelligence, and unique perspectives women bring to the table.

The good news is that by exposing girls to STEM opportunities and fostering their natural curiosity, interest in problem-solving, and work ethic, we can close this gender gap.

We spoke with Crystal Polak, Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast (GSWISE) Girl Experience Manager, to learn more about how to get girls engaged in STEM.

Read more on our blog.