Check out Fifty50’s second article on the international perspectives on gender. This article by Sarah Edwards explores the low retention rates of women in STEMM in Australia and compares these statistics with other countries. This piece also delves into the experiences of women in STEMM around the world with an interview with Dr Fiona Beck  from the College of Engineering and Computer Science at ANU. Make sure to check it out here!

Fifty50 is proud and excited to release the first article of it’s “International Perspectives on Gender” series with an article by Sarah Edwards. This article, entitled ‘Does Education Belong to the Bold’ explores the female experience in STEM subjects from school to university in Australia, Ecuador and France. This fantastic piece prompts the reader to question if the Australian teaching system is limiting the learning experience of the less confident.

‘Does Education Belong to the Bold?’ can be found here.