By Pam Cameron, Managing Director of Novoscience, and Clare Taylor, Lecturer in medical microbiology, Edinburgh Napier University.
This article is part of our series Women in Software, in which we hear perspectives on a range of issues related to women who study and work with computers and software.
The title of this blog might seem to be preposterous given that numbers of female undergraduates in many STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths) subjects are on the rise. However, humour us for a few moments and read on.
We seem to…
By Devasena Inupakutika, Software Consultant.
How do we get more girls involved in science at school, and keep them interested when they go to university? One answer is the STEM Careers Event, which took place at Barton Peveril Sixth Form College last month of this year. Here, students were given a chance to try out a wide range of engaging tasks and find out why and how careers in science and engineering can be exciting and fulfilling for girls too.
Guiding them along were mentors from across the disciplines - including me. I was there with the rest of the Robogals…