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College & Career Issues: Women in STEM Careers

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Articles with Reading Levels: 12.0-12.9

Article Name: Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing
Source: American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Author: AAUW Staff
Date Published: March 26, 2015
Guiding Question: Why is diversity in the STEM field beneficial?
Grade Level: 11.7

Article Name: State of Girls and Women in STEM 
Source: National Girls Collaborative Project
Author: National Girls Collaborative Project Staff
Date Published: 2016
Guiding Question: What does the data indicate for women with different levels of education?
Grade Level: 11.4

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Article Name: Women Are Making Progress in STEM but We're Not There Yet  
Source: Forbes
Author: Candice Hughes
Date Published: June 23, 2015
Guiding Question: What needs to be done within the STEM environment to help women progress faster? 
Grade Level: 8.4

Article Name:  Research Explores Ways to Overcome STEM Fields' Gender Gap
Source: NPR
Author: Shankar Vedantam
Date Published: June 15, 2016
Guiding Question: Why are there so few women in STEM?
Grade Level: 8.9

Article Name: Women Still Underrepresented in STEM Fields
Source: U.S. News & World Report
Author: Lauren Camera
Date Published: October 21, 2015
Guiding Question: What solutions can be implemented to address the shortage of women in STEM careers?
Grade Level: 10.7

Article Name: A Future Segregated by Science?
Source: New York Times
Author: Charles M. Blow
Date Published: February 2, 2015
Guiding Question: How can a lack of STEM background impact gender inequality?
Grade Level: 9.8

Article Name: STEM Fields and the Gender Gap: Where Are the Women?
Source: Forbes
Author: Heather R. Huhman
Date Published: June 20, 2012
Guiding Question: What changes can be made in order to guide more women into STEM careers? 
Grade Level: 9.8

Article Name: Building a STEM Pipeline for Girls and Women
Source: American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Author: AAUW Staff
Date Published: N/A
Guiding Question: How can we encourage more women to follow the STEM path?
Grade Level: 10.2

Article Name: Women in STEM
Source: International Innovation
Author: Katie Harris
Date Published: December 2, 2014
Guiding Question: How have conditions for women in STEM improved in the last few decades?
Grade Level: 13.1

Article Name: Leveling the Playing Field for Women: Work at the Energy Department
Source: Department of Energy
Author: Dot Harris
Date Published: August 15, 2012
Guiding Question: How does everyone benefit from women in STEM?
Grade Level: 13.0