The Gender Gap in STEM Careers Exists, But is Beginning to Shrink. Where Does Your State Rank?

The gender gap does appear to be shrinking somewhat for women in STEM. And while some states appear to have a smaller gap than others, the state with the smallest gap still shows more than twice as many men than women, in Maryland. We still have a long way to go. I would like to thank Hazel Garcia, writer and designer for Investment Zen, for drafting the following post. It provides great insight into exactly where the gender gaps in STEM are located. STEM jobs, involving Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, have traditionally been held by men, but over the years,

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