Using Media to Inspire a Love for Science and Technology

Robotic operator and aerospace engineer, Natalie Panek discusses some of the reasons why women are still under-represented in STEM careers and calls for the media to help turn the tide.

By challenging the media to feature more positive role models, we can inspire young women to enter what have traditionally been male-dominated fields, and to want to contribute to positively changing the world.

The ultimate goal is the opportunity to engage a larger demographic with technology. Ultimately technology can and is going to revolutionize the world. The world would be wise to have a much more diverse population advancing what technology can accomplish.

– See more at: http://www.thenextwomen.com/2014/03/31/call-media-feature-more-women-science-and-engineering#sthash.Ym0jTfBN.dpuf

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