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 Open Data Platform to Promote Gender Equality Policies in STEM

Women are still underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). In the last decade, governments and academic institutions have developed initiatives and policies to increase women’s participation in STEM. However, these initiatives are rarely published openly and structured. This research proposal presents a plan to develop an open data platform of existing policies and […]

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Social Media Profiles to Promote Gender Equity in STEM and STEAM Fields

Social media can highlight content, references, and opportunities when addressing topics such as STEM/STEAM, which are seen as initiatives promoting gender equity in these areas. Through this work, a mapping was carried out on Instagram of active profiles supporting women in STEM fields, aiming to identify the resources used by these profiles to promote gender

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Women in the Technology Course in Systems Analysis and Development: Entry, Persistence, Success, and Inclusive Policies.

The objective of this work is to understand the insertion of women in the computing course at IFMT São Vicente campus and to highlight the entry, persistence, and success over a twelve-year period, evaluating whether there has been an increase in the enrollment of female students, as well as to identify the internal policies and

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Promoting Gender Equity in STEAM Fields: Formative Experiences of the Digital Girls Project in Mato Grosso

Description: The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields, or as commonly referred to in Basic Education, STEAM, with the inclusion of Arts, have been fostering gender equity. In this field, initiatives, programs, and projects aimed at promoting engagement and actions around this cause emerge. In the field of technology, several projects have been created

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STEAM, Gender, and High School: Extension Actions in Partnership with Digital Girls Mato Grosso

With the aim of sharing actions and strategies to promote the STEAM and Gender agenda, this article reports on the formative experience stemming from the Extension Project “Career, Technologies, and Education: extension and research for gender equity,” linked to Digital Girls Mato Grosso. The actions related discussions on the underrepresentation of women in scientific and

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Social Media Profiles for Girls and Women Interested in STEM and STEAM Fields

Gender stereotypes and low female representation are some of the aspects that hinder women’s interaction with STEM/STEAM topics. This paper presents a mapping of active profiles on the social media platform Instagram that address and support women’s issues in these areas. Forty-five profiles were identified through a search using descriptors, inclusion and exclusion criteria. It

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