Arts and Culture culture General

‘Girls and women are missing out’ – Let’s talk about STEM

It’s no secret that a significant gender gap exists within both study and employment in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) sectors. In 2014, the proportion of male graduates in STEM areas in Ireland, was the highest in the EU while the proportion of female graduates in Ireland, at 10 per 1,000 of the population aged 20-29, was the ninth lowest rate in the EU.