How do gender norms impact educational choices? The causes of the lower participation of girls in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines have been much debated, while recent research has demonstrated how internalized feminine norms, especially in girls of color, can impact academic interests and pursuits. What can we do to challenge rigid gender norms before they ossify? What role can philanthropy play? In this webinar, we learned how to apply new tools and approaches to gender equity work. Speaker:
- Riki Wilchins, Executive Director, TrueChild
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