Retaining Women in STEM (RR #3)

Women in IT Preconceived notions take a long time to get rid of and they are detrimental to women gaining and maintaining interest in computer science and engineering. Usually we relate to people who look like ourselves. Generalizing the IT field as full of white male nerds, does not allow…

Gender Roles (RR #2)

Gender Roles The gender roles in my household and many of my friends’ households were stereotypical due to conservative beliefs. My family and many of my friends either held Christian or Mormon beliefs, so traditional gender roles were the standard. Both of my parents went to work although some of…