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Survey of leading architecture firms reveals "quite shocking" lack of gender diversity at senior levels

Survey of leading architecture firms reveals "quite shocking" lack of gender diversity at senior levels | Women in STEM | Scoop.it

Just three of the world's 100 biggest architecture firms are headed by women and only two have management teams that are more than 50 per cent female

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L'Oréal USA Calls for 2018 For Women In Science Applicants

L'Oréal USA Calls for 2018 For Women In Science Applicants | Women in STEM | Scoop.it

The $60,000 fellowship award celebrates women's achievements in science.

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Artificial Intelligence Seeks An Ethical Conscience

Artificial Intelligence Seeks An Ethical Conscience | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
Some AI researchers are concerned by the field's power, and its ability to cause harm.
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Breaking the Gender Barrier in Engineering

Breaking the Gender Barrier in Engineering | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
How Dartmouth became one of the first national research universities to a graduate a majority-female class of engineers 
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The women shaping tech in Switzerland - SWI swissinfo.ch

The women shaping tech in Switzerland - SWI swissinfo.ch | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
A movement has started in Zurich to bring together women who work in the tech field that could break male dominance in the sector.
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12 Inspiring Women In Data Science, Big Data - InformationWeek

12 Inspiring Women In Data Science, Big Data   - InformationWeek | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
Women make up half the population, yet it's been well documented that they don't come close to parity in STEM fields. Could the rise of big data and data science offer women a clearer path to success in technology?
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US OPT rules confirmed: Foreign STEM grads can now stay and work for up to three years

US OPT rules confirmed: Foreign STEM grads can now stay and work for up to three years | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
New regulations were introduced in the US earlier this month to govern post-study work rights for foreign students studying in STEM fields. 

 Scheduled to come into effect on 10 May 2016, the new rule allows a 24-month extension of Optional Practical Training (OPT) for foreign STEM graduates, meaning that, in addition to an initial one-year OPT period allowed all foreign graduates in the US, that those completing a STEM programme may stay and work for up to three years after graduation.
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Women under-represented in world’s science academies

Women under-represented in world’s science academies | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
Fewer than half of academies have policies in place to boost gender equality in membership.
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These images perfectly capture what it's like to be a woman of color in the tech industry.

These images perfectly capture what it's like to be a woman of color in the tech industry. | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
Their latest project is a big win for positive representation.
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Women may be better coders but bias exists against them, new study suggests

Women may be better coders but bias exists against them, new study suggests | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
When it comes to writing computer code, women may be more competent than men. That's according to a new study that's identified a troubling gender bias among those who write and approve software. CBC Radio technology columnist Dan Misener explains.
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Five women making strides in the science world

Five women making strides in the science world | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
Meet five Australian women at the top of their game on the first UN day honouring female contributions to the world of science.
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4 inspiring women shaping the future of the STEM workforce

4 inspiring women shaping the future of the STEM workforce | Women in STEM | Scoop.it

The role of women in the STEM workforce is on the rise.

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Diversity in Tech: ASU Launches Center for Gender Equity in Science & Tech to Empower Women of Color in STEM

Diversity in Tech: ASU Launches Center for Gender Equity in Science & Tech to Empower Women of Color in STEM | Women in STEM | Scoop.it

The multifaceted problem of diversity in technology has caught the attention of companies, nonprofits, academics, and the federal government.

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Gender gap in STEM fields persists, census shows

Gender gap in STEM fields persists, census shows | Women in STEM | Scoop.it

As demand for STEM-related jobs increases, the lack of women in such fields could have serious economic consequences

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Programs Seek to Connect Women to Startup Funding, STEM Careers | Xconomy

Programs Seek to Connect Women to Startup Funding, STEM Careers | Xconomy | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
It’s been an especially good month to be a female entrepreneur in Southeast Michigan. Over the past four weeks, a new STEM initiative was announced; young
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Gone in 2016: Ten Notable Women in Science and Technology

Gone in 2016: Ten Notable Women in Science and Technology | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
These scientists made important contributions to physics, biology, astronomy, and more
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The Real Reason Women Are Leaving STEM Jobs

A new report finds that women believe their companies' practices are unfair, and that they don't value their contributions.
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Why Equal Representation for Women in Architecture is Better for Everyone

Why Equal Representation for Women in Architecture is Better for Everyone | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
In the ongoing debate about women in the architecture profession, you rarely hear an argument for why equal representation is important
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HIMSS builds new community for women in health IT

HIMSS builds new community for women in health IT | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
The forum brought together women in various management, technology and clinical roles to discuss how best to create community, resources and content to address the interests of women.
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In pictures: Women making technology work for them - BBC News

In pictures: Women making technology work for them - BBC News | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
On International Women's Day, leading women in technology around the world speak about opportunities for those looking to enter the sector.
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‘There’s an image problem’: the drive to attract girls to Stem

‘There’s an image problem’: the drive to attract girls to Stem | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
In Ireland only a quarter of people working in science, technology, engineering and maths are women, and now female role models are being enlisted to buck stereotypes of Stem as a male area
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No glass ceiling for women in tech, says top executive

No glass ceiling for women in tech, says top executive | Women in STEM | Scoop.it
Women can go as far as they want in the technology professions, claims (female) head of Israel's tech industry umbrella group
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Science and gender: Scientists must work harder on equality

Science and gender: Scientists must work harder on equality | Women in STEM | Scoop.it

Astronomer Meg Urry reflects on a turbulent year for women in science.

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