Sowing Seeds for Girls in STEM

October 3, 2014 6:24 PM

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Sowing Seeds for Girls in STEM

When I was in 2nd grade, my aunt asked me if I knew how to spell "engineer": E-N-G-I-N-E-E-R.

My aunt is an aerospace engineer, and, not surprisingly, my first STEM role model. As the years went on, she would always have me recite "engineer" back to her whenever she came in town to visit and would share stories about what she was working on with Boeing. My pediatrician was female. My first s...

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