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Balancing Motherhood and Career in STEM Jobs


Proportion of women working in the hitherto male-dominated sectors such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) jobs are primarily low because of gender stereotyping and motherhood roles. Using the findings of the article titled Entitled to a Sustainable Career? Motherhood in Science, Engineering, and Technology published in the Journal of Social Issues, this report attempts to explain as to how STEM jobs can retain more women.


STEM, Career, Motherhood, Women, Work


Author Biography

Rituparna Bhattacharyya



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