No Ceilings: It’s time to unleash girls’ potential in STEM

No Ceilings: It’s time to unleash girls’ potential in STEM

Girls and boys test similarly in math and science, but fewer women pursue STEM careers. Although testing data show that girls and boys in the United States and around the world perform at comparable levels in math and science in both primary and secondary school, female students are much less likely to graduate from college with a STEM degree (science, technology, engineering, or math) than their male counterparts.

Story from No Ceilings, The Full Participation Project  from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation. Full report and source dataset available.