There is a gender gap in science. Though women make up 48% of the total workforce, they occupy only 24% of jobs in the science, technology, engineering and math fields. Women in STEM earn 86 cents to the dollar of men in STEM. And 70% of women field scientists report that they have been sexually harassed while in the field.
WINGS WorldQuest aims to uplift women in science by utilizing a three-pronged approach: