Tech Smart: Bridging the Gender Gap in STEM Careers

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Posted at 8:26 AM, Aug 20, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-26 07:43:54-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -- A new study conducted by FSU researchers  found that women remain to be under represented in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fields.

According to the report, men are three to four times more likely to major in those fields.

But Dr. Lara Perez-Felkner, who worked on the study along with Samantha Nix and Kirby Thomas, says there are way to get more women involved.

She says schools should aim involve girls in programs like Science Olympiad and Sci Girls. The can also bringing in female role models who are making a difference in the STEM world.

For more in the study, click here.