The gender bias in STEM is evident in the workforce, and educational attainment as women hold 47% of all jobs, but only 24% of STEM jobs. STEM is the driving force of the economy, where innovation occurs. It's where creativity is allowed, and it's also the place where people can make a real difference. It is a place to solve the problems of the world. Given the gender bias in STEM, where women hold 47% of all jobs, but only 24% of STEM jobs, institutions need to have women in
The gender bias infiltrated another crucial aspect of society; this time, it is the education system. Young girls, boys, and even their parents have biases against girls and women as leaders. The dangerous effects of gender dichotomy are evident as new research from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. A study by Making Caring Common project shows many children perceive men as better political and business leaders whilst women voted best at childcare.
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The overlooked educational needs of Black girls by educators, including teachers, administrators, and policymakers, must be addressed. Despite accounting for approximately 35% of the UK population, there has been a focus on black boys and white girls. Black female students experience marginalisation due to being dismissed and left out of a national discourse on education which asks them to subsume themselves under other group identities relating to gender and race. Understand
Women and those of African Heritage have often been grouped by negative stereotypes about their intellectual abilities. Real-Life stories: A white male student is given credit for the efforts of a black female to work in a science class. A teacher telling her black students that they should expect to get lower grades based on ‘statistics’. Low aspiration is fed into the minds of black students, by racism from white people in authoritative positions. Without positive reinforce