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“The inability of technological employers to meet their workforce needs with just male graduates may result in firms needing to send jobs overseas.”


- The Talent Imperative: Meeting America's Challenge in Science and Engineering. Building Engineering and Science Talent (BEST), 2004.

Overcoming Gender Bias

The AAUW Report: How Schools Shortchange Girls—Executive Summary.
http://www.aauw.org/research/upload/hssg.pdf
American Association of University Women, Wellesley College Center for Research on Women and the National Education Association (1992)

Beyond Bias and Barriers: Fulfilling the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering
http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=11741
Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (2006)

Career and Technical Education Equity Activities
http://www.napequity.org/pdf/CareerandTechnicalEducation.pdf
Illinois State Board of Education Gender Equity Advisory Committee and Statewide Nontraditional Leadership Team of the Illinois Workforce Investment Board

Climbing the Ladder to Nontraditional Career & Gender Equity: Learning Activities Guide
http://www.ioes.org/otherdocs/genderequity/LearningActivitiesGuide.pdf
Illinois Office of Educational Services

Climbing the Ladder to Nontraditional Careers & Gender Equity Tool Kit
http://www.ioes.org/otherdocs/genderequity/NontraditionalCareerToolkit.pdf
Illinois Office of Educational Services

Electronic Resources for Nontraditional Careers & Gender Equity
http://www.ioes.org/otherdocs/genderequity/ToolkitInternetResources.pdf
Illinois Office of Educational Services

"Girls and Math: Enough is Known for Action"
http://tinyurl.com/2eo8hu
Patricia Campbell
Women's Education Equity Act Publishing Center (1991)

The Girl Difference: Short-Circuiting the Myth of the Technophobic Girl (Executive Summary)
http://www.girlscouts.org/research/pdf/girl_difference.pdf
Judy Schoenberg Girl Scouts of the USA (2001)

"Implicit Stereotypes and Women’s Math Performance: How Implicit Gender-Math Stereotypes Influence Women’s Susceptibility to Stereotype Threat"
http://sitemaker.umich.edu/kiefera/files/kiefer___sekaquaptewa__jesp_in_press.pdf
Amy Kiefer and Denise Sekaquaptewa
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology (2006)

Infusing Gender Equity into Classroom Practices: A Handbook of Classroom Practices
http://www.ricw.ri.gov/publications/GEH/geh.htm
Rhode Island Commission on Women

Parents of Under-Represented Students in Science and Engineering Speak Out
http://www.bayerus.com/MSMS/Survey/summary05.aspx
Bayer Facts of Science Survey XI 2005

Reducing Stereotype Threat website
http://reducingstereotypethreat.org/
Steve Stroesser and Catherine Good
Barnard College

"Research Summary on the Impact of Culture, Gender and Ethnicity on Student Learning"
http://www.ferris.edu/Htmls/academics/center/Teaching_and_Learning_Tips/Gender/CurrentResearch.htm
Ferris State University Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning

Seeing Gender: Tools for Change
http://www.meac.org/Resources/ed_services/SG_WEB/SeeingGender/ProgramIntro.html
Midwest Equity Assistance Center

The Science of Sex Differences in Science and Mathematics
https://www.psychologicalscience.org/journals/pspi/pspi_8_1_article.pdf
Diana Halpern, Camilla Benbow, David Geary, Ruben Gur, Janet Hyde, and Morton Ann Gernsbacher

Tackling Stereotypes website
http://www.tackling-stereotypes.org/
European Association for Women in Engineering and Technology (WiTEC)

Teaching Mathematics Effectively and Equitably to Females
http://www2.edc.org/gdi/publications_SR/teachmathwp.pdf
Katherine Hanson
Gender Equities Institute, Educational Research Center, Inc. (2001)

Tutorials for Change: Gender Schemas and Science Careers
http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/gendertutorial/tutorials.htm
Vivian Valian
Hunter College Dept of Psychology