Kimberly Scott, an associate professor in the School of Social Transformation at ASU, recently wrote a Future Tense article, published by Slate, that describes how schools continue to “code and treat” young women of color based on the outmoded stereotypes that these young women are deviant “not-learners” who are unable to excel in STEM fields.

Scott works to change these stereotypes as the executive director of CompuGirls, a program that offers courses in multimedia for teenage girls from high-need urban and rural areas.

Read more on ASU News about CompuGirls, the structural barriers facing women entering STEM education and the potential for young women to be agents of change in technological advancement.

 

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