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Should the “E” in STEM stand for entrepreneurship?

In a recent article for Bizwomen, Anne Stych explores why entrepreneurship is important to women in STEM.

Young women will need entrepreneurial skills along with technology skills to achieve workplace gender equality.

A report on The Power of Next Generation Women published by Girls With Impact, an entrepreneurship program that provides girls with a business education foundation, said that educators and the corporate world need to promote STEEM, adding entrepreneurship to science, technology, engineering and math, not just STEM, to drive gender equity in business.

“STEM is key to driving girls into non-traditional industries, but adding entrepreneurship will be the key to making them leaders in those careers — not doers led by men,” the study said.

To learn more, read “Why STEM needs another ‘E’ — entrepreneurship” from Bizwomen.