Role Models in pSTEM

The ‘Role Models in pSTEM: You can be what you can see’ project was created to highlight positive role models for young women in the subjects of physics, mathematics, computer science and engineering. By creating videos for use in classrooms and on social media, the project hopes to make more young women aware of the very many career paths and opportunities available to them by pursuing these subjects. Following the UNESCO framework of factors influencing girls’ and women’s participation in STEM, the interviews explore the backgrounds and influences of each of the role models and highlight what they enjoy about what they do.

Videos and resources available here: https://www.ucd.ie/mathstat/rolemodelsinpstem/

Teachers may wish to use them in the final few weeks of term or in the Autumn to begin the new school year.