/ technology ▪ Mission: Increase the involvement of women and girls in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and IT ▪ How: Activities throughout educational chain - primary, secondary and higher education.
in 2012 Bron: ISCED 5-6, Eurostat Romania 52% Italy 52% Portugal 47% USA 43% Sweden 42% Poland 40% Finland 38% Iceland 37% EU (27) 37% GB 36% France 35% Germany 35% Denmark 34% Spain 33% Switzerland 33% Belgium 27% Japan 25% Netherlands 23%
and technology by Dutch girls is far below the average in EU ▪ Brains of boys and girls are not the same, but both full with potential. ▪ To what extent that potential is fulfilled, and which talents it develops, is highly dependent on the stimulation their parents and teachers offer.
perform worse than they actually do in STEM related subjects Environment Girls less stimulated by teachers, parents etcetera to develop STEM talents Unfamiliarity Girls have no (good) image of STEM education and professions (lack of role models)
us and there’s actually nothing mysterious about it. • We receive 11 million of bits of information every day • We can only consciously process 40 bits Conclusion: Stuff gets broken while our brain is storing information & our objectivity is certainly clouded.
it makes subconscious conscious Talking can transform minds, which can transform behaviours, which can transform communities, which can result in a better environment for (e.g) women in tech Based on quote from Sheryl Sandberg