Tandon Continues to Take Stab at Combatting Gender Inequality in STEM
- Shiva Darshan for Washington Square News April 12th, 2016
- Source: http://www.nyunews.com/2016/04/12/tandon-continues-to-take-stab-at-combatting-gender-inequality-in-stem/
As barriers for women in fields like law, medicine and the natural sciences break down, many engineering and applied science fields have seen little or even backwards progress.
Engineering seems to be a leaky pipeline, said Tandon School of Engineering’s Assistant Dean for Opportunity Programs Nicole Johnson. Even though women perform as well as their male colleagues, the experience of getting a degree can discourage women from continuing with engineering.