STEM: The way forward for tomorrow’s diverse workforce3 min read . Updated: 09 Mar 2019, 09:02 PM IST
STEM is fast getting included in the curriculums of top schools where it is compelling children to think beyond the textbook.
Figure this. Compared to 572 men, only 17 women have won a Nobel Prize in physics, chemistry or medicine. Females make for just a quarter of students enrolling in higher education in the fields of engineering, manufacturing and construction. Only 28 per cent of the world’s researchers are women. And just 28 per cent of all students enrolling in ICT are of the female gender.
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