KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A new movement led by KC STEM Alliance hopes to encourage women to enter the STEM workforce by introducing elementary through high school-age girls to opportunities in the field.
The Girls in Tech KC movement addresses an increasing demand for a qualified and diverse workforce to fill technology jobs in the Kansas City region.
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"The good news is that research also reveals effective ways to address the challenge,” said KC STEM Alliance’s Martha McCabe. “Doing so will help both employers who need a talented and diverse workforce and students who are looking for a solid and financially rewarding career path in our region.”