According to recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, women make up 47 percent of the total U.S. workforce, but are much less represented in particular science and engineering occupations. They comprise 39 percent of chemists and material scientists, 28 percent of environmental scientists and geoscientists, 16 percent of chemical engineers, and just 12 percent of civil engineers.*
Where are all the women? They are coming on strong—and starting to make their mark in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Meet some of these women and read the entire post on the Networking Exchange Blog.
*Source: Women Still Underrepresented in STEM Fields; U.S. News & World Report; October 21, 2015