Keep The Conversation Going: Girls and STEM

The Energy Department’s Dr. Karina Edmonds and Erin Pierce spoke to thousands of women in STEM fields as part of a “Tweet Up” designed to discuss how to get more girls involved in science, technology, engineering, and math fields. Edmonds answered questions after the event, noting that parents and educators should be sure not to stereotype girls and should instead actively encourage their interest in STEM.

Have a great idea, concern, or question about nurturing girls’ interest in STEM? Keep the conversation going and let the Department of Energy know what’s on your mind! 

Send them your thoughts and ideas here.


 

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