She Knows: I want girls to grow up and feel inspired to join STEM fields
I am honored to be the first female member of congress for Virginia’s 10th congressional district. In that position, I believe it’s important to provide more opportunities for women to succeed in all professions and fields in the workforce. Areas in which women are underrepresented include science, technology, engineering and mathematics — collectively known as the STEM fields. Although women fill close to half of all jobs in the U.S. economy, they hold less than 25 percent of all STEM jobs.
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