Jennifer Grossman, Ph.D. and Michelle Porche, Ed. D.: Girls' Engagement with STEM Career Options: A Path toward Gender Equity
Lunchtime Seminar April 7, 2011 (55:00 min.)
In this talk, Jennifer Grossman, Ph.D., research scientist at the Wellesley Centers for Women (WCW), and Michelle Porche, Ed.D., senior research scientist at WCW, will present mixed-method data on girls’ aspirations for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) work, what draws girls to STEM careers, and their perceptions of career and family roles. The data comes from the National Science Foundation-funded study Research on Gender in Science and Engineering, for which Michelle Porche, Ed.D. served as Principal Investigator.