Canberrans, experts call on educator sector to encourage more women in STEM

Cassandra Morgan
Updated September 12 2019 - 6:24pm, first published September 4 2019 - 4:30am

Canberrans are calling on the education sector to do more to encourage women to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), as local universities reflect "appalling" and "chronic" female underrepresentation.

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Cassandra Morgan

Cassandra Morgan

Canberra Times health reporter

It has never been more important for Canberrans to be able to access reliable and accurate information about health. As The Canberra Times’ health reporter, I am committed to ensuring our readers have access to this. I, like many in the territory, have family members who work in the sector. Although providing comprehensive coverage on the coronavirus pandemic is obviously my number one priority, I aim to frequently shed light on the fantastic work our frontline professionals do, as well as the challenges they face. Email me tips and story ideas at:

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