How Can We Encourage Our Girls into STEM?

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It is widely acknowledged that there is a large shortfall of young women entering into the fields of science, technology, engineering, and maths also known as STEM. Women are woefully underrepresented with 72% of STEM employees being male.

From my own, anecdotal experience I find this figure pretty accurate. I have worked in the electronics engineering field for the past 20 years, initially as a Buyer, then as…