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Advancing Women’s Representation and Opportunities in STEM Fields Through Exposure to Role Models

A summary of Clémentine Van Effenterre’s research in J-PAL's Policy Insights

Women and Girls In the Media February 2024

In high-income countries, exposure to women role models often positively impacts women students’ participation and educational performance in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, by improving students’ perceptions and aspirations of having STEM careers.

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