Math & Girls

For years the stereotype that girls perform less well in math and science persisted despite research that proved otherwise.  This myth continues today, even though the numbers of women entering math and science fields is rising.  Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) was developed in 1974 to entice young women to enroll in more math and science courses.  Their mission is to “encourage young women to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers. Through Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) Network programs, we provide STEM role models and hands-on activities for middle and high school girls.”

Dr. Conte has been chosen to speak at an EYH gathering in Stratham, NH this Saturday, May 21st.  She is delighted that several hundred girls have signed up to participate in the program.  If you’d like to learn more about EYH or to provide a charitable contribution, click here:

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