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Is a career in STEM really for me? | IEEE Spectrum

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04 September 2013



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An 8th grader ponders the options, finds science and engineering far down on the list

The Robot Launch Pad‘s insight:

Companion piece to Charette’s "The STEM Crisis is a Myth" by daughter, Maura Charette. By and large, girls find STEM industries and STEM higher education unpalatable and pointless. Possibly finding more remedies to that situation will also engage those boys who find STEM a turn off. 

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Andra Keay is the Managing Director of Silicon Valley Robotics, founder of Women in Robotics and is a mentor, investor and advisor to startups, accelerators and think tanks, with a strong interest in commercializing socially positive robotics and AI.
Andra Keay is the Managing Director of Silicon Valley Robotics, founder of Women in Robotics and is a mentor, investor and advisor to startups, accelerators and think tanks, with a strong interest in commercializing socially positive robotics and AI.





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