WOMEN ARE NOT REPRESENTED ADEQUATELY IN VARIOUS CAREER FIELDS, AND IT HAS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO DO WITH LACK OF INTELLIGENCE. IT DOES, HOWEVER, HAVE TO DO WITH PREPARATION, ESPECIALLY WHEN IT COMES TO HIGHER EDUCATION.
Women do not have a strong presence in the sciences at universities, this marks the genesis of a gender disadvantage that endures in their careers. Historically, women have not been recruited or welcomed into science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programmes.
According to Wikipedia, researchers are exploring various reasons for the existence of this gender gap in STEM fields and are also seeking ways to increase diversity within STEM fields, but this is no longer the case. Over the past years, women have shown great interest in STEM programs with the aim of bridging the gender inequalities among women in the world.
On average almost 25% of women in the developing world have access to the Internet according to Intel’s Women and the Web report.
In Africa the issue is even bigger with 45% fewer women than men having access to Internet. Intel’s She Will Connect is an initiative…