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Attracting and Retaining Women in STEM
Attracting and retaining more women in STEM workforce will maximise innovation, creativity, and competitiveness.
Scientists, technicians, engineers and mathematicians are working to solve some of the most difficult challenges of our time, and engineers design many of the things we use daily. When women are not involved in STEM experiences, needs, and desires that are unique to women may be overlooked.
This page provides information on how to attract and retain the participation of women in STEM.
- A Guide for Women in STEM: Closing the Gender Gap
- Engaging more women and girls in mathematics and STEM fields: The international evidence Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute
- Girls do science too STEMettes
- Investing In Women In STEM: Because Girls Grow Up Huffington Post
- Science in Australia Gender Equality (SAGE)
- Women in male-dominated industries: A toolkit of strategies Australian Human Rights Commission
- Winning Women: Leading Practice Principles for the attraction and retention of women in the minerals and energy sector Queensland Resources Council
- Unearthing New Resources: attracting and retaining women in the Australian minerals industry Australian Office for Women
- Retain and Sustain: An Overview of the ACS-W Survey 20th Australasian Conference on Information Systems
- Workplace Culture that Hinders and Assists the Career Development of Women in Information Technology
- Equal prospects for both sexes in science? Nature magazine
- Girls in STEM Huffington Post
- Science faculty's subtle gender biases favor male students Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA
- Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Australian Academy of Science
- Where are the women in science?
- Unsupported assumptions have no place in scientific research, so why should they be tolerated when judging the talents and motivations of women in science? Nature Magazine editorial