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Reducing Implicit Gender Biases and Increasing Women’s Participation and Success in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (STEM) Fields

Category:EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS
Sub-Category:VOCATIONAL & COUNSELLING SERVICES
Resolution Number:300.70.13
Club:Calgary
Province:Alberta
Year:2017
Status:Open
Reaffirmed:
Comments:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that BPW Canada urges the Government of Canada, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, the Minister of Science and the Minister of Status of Women to form a commission to investigate and promote the achievement of gender balance representation in the STEM fields at the educational and professional levels. FURTHEER BE IT RESOLVED that BPW Canada urges the Government of Canada, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, the Minister of Science and the Minister of Status of Women to develop and implement educational programs and scholarships that encourage women's particiipation on the STEM fields (from early childhood) and take steps to increase women's labour market outcomes in the STEM fields post-graduation

 

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Article ID: 1688