How Satisfied are Women in STEM Fields?

This week Christianne Corbett, a research associate at the American Association of University Women (AAUW), has been writing about her research on female faculty in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) for the AAUW blog . On Wednesday she wrote about satisfaction of women in STEM fields and the importance of job satisfaction when trying to retain and cultivate women in these fields.

via Cristianne Corbett:

The number of women faculty in STEM disciplines has increased over time, but as you all know, women remain underrepresented. Job satisfaction is key to retention, and women report that they are less satisfied with the academic workplace and are more likely than men to leave academic jobs earlier in their careers.

Check out the full post and more on the topic at the AAUW Blog.

About Kaitlin Legg

Former Program Assistant at the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Rochester.
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