There is a gender gap in the fields of science and exploration. Women make up almost half of the total workforce but only 24% of STEM jobs, where they earn 86 cents for every dollar made by men in the same profession. Women also lag far behind men in STEM leadership positions.
WINGS WorldQuest aims to address this disparity by cultivating talented women scientists and explorers and offering a platform for their discoveries and networking. In the belief that their full inclusion promotes greater excellence and innovation across STEM professions, we utilize a three-pronged approach to help break down barriers: