According to a global Microsoft study of 1,000 girls and young women last year, there is just a five-year window to foster a passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects in young girls.
If we want to encourage more girls and young women to pursue STEM fields, planting the seeds of inspiration from a young age is absolutely vital.
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We have to spark and retain girls’ interest in STEM at an early age while expanding perceptions and demonstrating what a career or a person who works in STEM looks like beyond the traditional stereotypes.
-Emma McGuigan, Senior Managing Director, Accenture Technology
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