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Women in STEM Resources @ Pitt: Getting Started

This guide is designed to assist those researching women in STEM -- Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics -- and related topics.

What is STEM?

STEM workers are those employed in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics occupations.

Historically, women have been underrepresented in these fields. According to a Census Bureau report, 26 percent of STEM workers were women and 74 percent were men in 2011 (Source: Disparities in STEM Employment by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin).

The articles, books and websites including in this guide are a sampling of what is available. For tips on locating additional items held by University of Pittsburgh libraries, go to the Find More Resources page.


This profile of biochemist Carter Wall is part of the Energy Department's #WomenInStem video series.