Summer Camp At Ohio State Targets Girls For Engineering Jobs

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Women in Engineering camp 2013(Photo: OSU College of Engineering)
Women in Engineering camp 2013(Photo: OSU College of Engineering)

The growth in the number of women pursuing science, technology, engineering, and math jobs has slowed in the past 20 years. Across the country women make up only about 26% of STEM jobs.

A summer camp at Ohio State focuses on improving that figure. Director of the OSU Women in Engineering program, Shawna Fletcher says change doesn’t happen as quickly as she and other engineers would like.

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