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The importance of diversity in STEM fields

Today, the American Association of University Women group released a study that finds women make up just 26 percent of the computing workforce and 12 percent of the engineering workforce. Usually when people talk about the gender gap for women in science, technology, engineering and math, they often refer to numbers from the AAUW. But the report doesn’t just harp on the sad state-of-affairs, it also offers solutions. Christi Corbett is a senior researcher at AAUW and co-author of the report, and she joins us.

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