Lisa Ransom Sits on Women’s Bureau panel on Women and Girls in STEM

Panel (LtoR) Dr. Christin Landivar, Women’s Bureau, Lisa Ransom, Senior Policy Advisor, NAPE. Dr. Jessie DeAro, Lead Program Director, NSF ADVANCE, and Dr. Aprille Ericsson, NASA GSFC.

On March 22, the Women’s Bureau at the Department of Labor hosted a moderated discussion on the critical contributions of women and girls to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) innovation in the United States. The panelists addressed both the recruitment, retention and advancement challenges for women and girls pursuing STEM careers and courses of study, as well as the key strategies and promising practices being deployed to ensure success in leveraging the full spectrum of talent available to employers and institutions engaged in advancing STEM technologies and innovations.