Women in STEM battle gender bias

Published April 24, 2018


A story on Great Lakes Today about gender bias in the STEM fields and what women are doing to change it interviews Liesl Folks, dean of the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, about the NAVIGATE project aimed at giving students the tools to fight against gender bias.

The story notes that some of the skills she teaches in NAVIGATE include forming alliances with coworkers to help provide support if something should happen. Also, before jumping ship, female STEM professionals should clearly evaluate all of their options, she said.

Read the story here.

The story also appeared on Great Lakes Echo.