Ide Gesi T6

Supporting Women in STEM

Many global development organizations work in sectors that are traditionally male dominated, including those dealing in science, technology, and mathematics (STEM). This comes with its own set of challenges as we work towards mainstreaming gender into departments and programs with specific barriers to equality. Equate Scotland is a strong resource for organizations seeking initiatives which will help mainstream gender into highly-technical roles within their global organization:

Similarly, the Council on Foreign Relations has conducted a study on the global STEM workforce which can be used in the integration efforts of international development organizations: