Girls and Women as Technology Creators, Innovators, and Leaders

Inspiring more girls and women to pursue studies and careers in STEM

Why STEM Matters

Today, more girls and women are using technology than ever before. But relatively few are playing a role in creating this technology or are pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Intel and the Intel Foundation support a range of programs, competitions, and resources that seek to inspire and equip more girls and women to create and build the technology of the future.

Inspiring Girls and Women in STEM

74 percent of girls express interest in STEM, but only 0.3 percent choose computer science as a major. Learn about Intel’s support of innovative programs that are closing the gender gaps in computer science, engineering, and technology.

The Maker movement has the potential to engage more girls and women in creating technology.

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Intel and Stanford University are committed to advancing women into leadership positions across all industries. See Intel’s CEO Brian Krzanich inspire the next generation of leaders.

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The Intel Foundation is supporting NCWIT's work to engage middle school girls to learn about computing alongside mentors from high schools and colleges.

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Like most teenage girls, Eesha Khare hated it when her cell phone battery died, leaving her disconnected from friends and family. See what she decided to do about it.

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Naomi Shah is developing solutions to improve indoor air quality, and inspiring younger girls to pursue studies in STEM.

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In 6th grade, Sara Volz investigated the antibiotic properties of dog saliva. So began a love of inquiry and science. Find out what this Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS) winner is doing now.

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