Girls
 in
 STEM:
 
Ge.ng
 &
 Keeping
 Them
 in
 the
 Game
 
Erin
 Albert,
 MBA,
 PharmD,
 JD
...
hUps://www.saintmarys.edu/news-­‐events/news-­‐releases/status-­‐of-­‐girls-­‐in-­‐indiana-­‐pr-­‐2013
 
 
h>p://@nyurl.com/STEMPBooks
 
 
All
 Rise…
 
S
 is
 for
 Science
 
•  Aeronau1cs
 
•  Biology
 
•  Chemistry
 
•  Physics
 
•  Psychology
 
•  Bioche...
T
 is
 for
 Technology
 
•  Bioinforma1cs
 
•  Coding
 
•  Computer
 Technology
 
•  Computer
 Assisted	...
E
 is
 for
 Engineering
 
•  Acous1cal
 Engineering
 
•  Aerospace
 Engineering
 
•  Astronau1cal
 Engin...
M
 is
 for
 Math
 
•  Accoun1ng
 
 
•  Actuarial
 Science
 
•  Algebra
 
•  Applied
 Mathema1cs
 
• ...
Is
 Anyone
 S@ll
 Standing?
 
The
 Need
 for
 STEM
 Professionals:
 
Mixed
 Data.
 
 
•  GAO1:
 
 
–  STEM
 needs
 
 
 
 	...
The
 BoUom
 Line:
 
?
 
65%
 
of
 grade
 school
 children
 today
 
 
may
 have
 jobs
 in
 the
 future
 
that
 don’t
...
STEM
 is
 a
 Good
 Start,
 But…
 
•  What
 about:
 
– Art
 
– Design
 Thinking
 –
 Crea1vity,
 F...
STEM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
...
STEM
 
 
 
 
 -­‐>
 
 
 
 
 STEAMED
 
STEAMED
 
•  Science
 
•  Technology
 
•  Engineering
 
•  Art
 
•  Math
 
•  Entrepreneurship
 
•  Design
...
The
 Arts
 
•  Performing
 Arts
 
 
– Music,
 Theatre,
 Dance,
 Comedy,
 Film,
 Magic,
 
Opera,
 e...
The
 Arts
 
•  Students
 par1cipa1ng
 in
 music
 have
 
higher
 rates
 of
 academic
 achievement.1
...
The
 Arts,
 cont.
 
•  “Girls
 interested
 in
 STEM
 are
 
beUer
 students
 and
 more
 
academical...
Entrepreneurship
 
•  Cri1cal
 thinking
 &
 Problem
 Solving
 
•  Scien1fic
 &
 Quan1ta1ve
 Reasoning
 ...
Mashing
 Up
 Entrepreneurship
 &
 
 
STEM
 Educa@on
 
•  Will.i.am
 and
 FIRST
 –
 STEM
 community...
Design
 Thinking
 
•  Empathy
 
•  Finding
 Problems
 –
 Root
 Cause
 Analysis
 
•  Process/Quality
 I...
Design
 Thinking
 &
 STEM
 
•  DIVE
 In!
 d.lo
 STEM
 &
 Design
 Thinking
 
Curriculum1
 
 
•  R...
One
 STEAMED
 Project
 at
 
 
Butler
 University
 
h>p://@nyurl.com/HuffPuffBU
 
 
1.
 
 hUps://www.girlscouts.org/research/pdf/genera1on_stem_full_report.pdf
 
 
What
 Crea@ve/Problem
 Solving...
#STEMPrincess
 2:
 Funbook
 
h>p://@nyurl.com/STEMP2
 
 
Calls
 to
 Ac@on
 
1.  We
 are
 preparing
 a
 workforce
 with
 yet-­‐to-­‐be-­‐created-­‐jobs.
 
–  ST...
Time
 to
 Share
 
•  What
 are
 YOUR
 best
 1ps
 on
 leading,
 
par1cularly
 Girls,
 through
 ST...
Thank
 You!
 ????s
 
erinalbert.com
 
ealbert@butler.edu
 
@ErinLAlbert
 
#STEMPrincess2
 
NACW National Conference - Girls and STEM talk - Indianapolis, IN - Erin L. Albert
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NACW National Conference - Girls and STEM talk - Indianapolis, IN - Erin L. Albert

Here are my slides from speaking today at @NACWWomen #201nacw conference in Indianapolis, IN! Really thoughtful and interesting conversation around girls and STEM education!
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Published in: Education      
Source: www.slideshare.net


Transcripts - NACW National Conference - Girls and STEM talk - Indianapolis, IN - Erin L. Albert

  • 1. Girls  in  STEM:   Ge.ng  &  Keeping  Them  in  the  Game   Erin  Albert,  MBA,  PharmD,  JD   Associate  Professor,  Director  of  Con1nuing  Educa1on   Butler  University  COPHS     CEO  –  Pharm,  LLC   45th  Annual  NACW  Na1onal  Conference  &     Empowerment  Summit   Crowne  Plaza  -­‐  Indianapolis,  IN     11:10  AM  –  12:25  PM  –  July  22,  2015   @ErinLAlbert   erinalbert.com
  • 2. hUps://www.saintmarys.edu/news-­‐events/news-­‐releases/status-­‐of-­‐girls-­‐in-­‐indiana-­‐pr-­‐2013
  • 3. h>p://@nyurl.com/STEMPBooks
  • 4. All  Rise…
  • 5. S  is  for  Science   •  Aeronau1cs   •  Biology   •  Chemistry   •  Physics   •  Psychology   •  Biochemistry   •  Organic  Chemistry   •  Analy1cal  Chemistry   •  Environmental  Science   •  Biochemistry   •  Astrophysics   •  Informa1onal  Science   •  Astronomy   •  Medicine   •  Health  Sciences   •  Botany   •  Biomechanics   •  Nuclear  Physics   •  Atmospheric  Sciences   •  Forensic  Sciences   •  Social  Sciences   •  Anatomy  &  Physiology   •  Pharmacology   •  Op1cs   •  Neurobiology   •  Atmospheric  Sciences   •  Gene1cs
  • 6. T  is  for  Technology   •  Bioinforma1cs   •  Coding   •  Computer  Technology   •  Computer  Assisted  Art   •  Computer  Aided  Design   •  Computer  Programming   •  Computer  Science   •  Electronics   •  Robo1cs   •  Computa1onal  Science   •  Nanotechnology   •  Geographic  Informa1on     Systems   •  Technical  Writer   •  Educa1onal  Technology   •  Instruc1onal  Technology   •  Soware  engineering   •  Applica1on  Development   •  Soware  Development
  • 7. E  is  for  Engineering   •  Acous1cal  Engineering   •  Aerospace  Engineering   •  Astronau1cal  Engineering   •  Biomechanical  Engineering   •  Biomedical  Engineering   •  Chemical  Engineering   •  Civil  Engineering   •  Computer  Engineering   •  Computer  Soware  Engineering   •  Construc1on  Engineering   •  Electrical  Engineering   •  Electronics   •  Industrial  Engineering   •  Laser  &  Op1cal  Engineering   •  Mechanical  Engineering
  • 8. M  is  for  Math   •  Accoun1ng     •  Actuarial  Science   •  Algebra   •  Applied  Mathema1cs   •  Calculus   •  Economics   •  Finance   •  Geometry   •  Research  Methods   •  Sta1s1cs   •  Mathema1cs   •  Mathema1cal  Biology   •  Theore1cal  Mathema1cal  Physics
  • 9. Is  Anyone  S@ll  Standing?
  • 10. The  Need  for  STEM  Professionals:   Mixed  Data.     •  GAO1:     –  STEM  needs                      by  250K  workers  2008-­‐2010;   –  STEM  needs                      in  2012     •  Indiana  will  need  123,000  STEM  workers  by  20182   •  Girls  vs.  Boys:   –  Girls  don’t  like  computer  science  and  engineering,          yet  both  are  the  fastest  areas  of  STEM.3   ê   é   1.  hUp://gao.gov/products/GAO-­‐14-­‐374   2.  hUps://www.insideindianabusiness.com/contributors.asp?ID=2732   3.  hUp://www.fastcodesign.com/3031968/infographic-­‐of-­‐the-­‐day/women-­‐have-­‐made-­‐gains-­‐in-­‐aUaining-­‐degrees-­‐in-­‐almost-­‐all-­‐fields-­‐excep
  • 11. The  BoUom  Line:   ?
  • 12. 65%   of  grade  school  children  today     may  have  jobs  in  the  future   that  don’t  yet  exist.   hUp://opinionator.blogs.ny1mes.com/2011/08/07/educa1on-­‐needs-­‐a-­‐digital-­‐age-­‐upgrade/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0
  • 13. STEM  is  a  Good  Start,  But…   •  What  about:   – Art   – Design  Thinking  –  Crea1vity,  Flexibility   – Entrepreneurship  and  Intrapreneurship  –   including  interprofessional  educa1on
  • 14. STEM
  • 15. STEM          -­‐>          STEAMED
  • 16. STEAMED   •  Science   •  Technology   •  Engineering   •  Art   •  Math   •  Entrepreneurship   •  Design
  • 17. The  Arts   •  Performing  Arts     – Music,  Theatre,  Dance,  Comedy,  Film,  Magic,   Opera,  etc.   •  Visual  Arts     – drawing,  pain1ng,  graphic  design,     sculpture,  photography,  etc.   •  Literature   •  Philosophy
  • 18. The  Arts   •  Students  par1cipa1ng  in  music  have   higher  rates  of  academic  achievement.1   –  Math  and  English   –  Standardized  Tests   •  People  with  high  ability  in  either  STEM  or   Art  are  more  tenacious  in  their  work.2   •  Math  can  be  learned  through  art   (Geometry),3  and  music  is  math  (1me,   rhythm,  meter,  scales).4   •  “We  are  all  ar1sts  now.”  –  Seth  Godin,   The  Icarus  Decep-on     1.  hUp://advocacy.nafme.org/music-­‐educa1on-­‐and-­‐academic-­‐achievement/   2.  hUp://www.asce.org/cemagazine/Ar1cle.aspx?id=23622329105#.U6bwMBaPrRo     3.  hUp://www.usnews.com/news/stem-­‐solu1ons/ar1cles/2014/02/13/gaining-­‐steam-­‐teaching-­‐science-­‐though-­‐art     4.  hUp://www.vancouversun.com/Entertainment/interes1ng+connec1on+between+math+music/1473881/story.html#__federated=1
  • 19. The  Arts,  cont.   •  “Girls  interested  in  STEM  are   beUer  students  and  more   academically  engaged  overall   than  non-­‐STEM  girls.”1     •  “STEM  girls  have  higher   interest  in  most  academic   subjects,  including  non-­‐STEM   subjects  such  as  social   studies  and  foreign   languages.”1   1.  hUps://www.girlscouts.org/research/pdf/genera1on_stem_full_report.pdf  at  page  11.
  • 20. Entrepreneurship   •  Cri1cal  thinking  &  Problem  Solving   •  Scien1fic  &  Quan1ta1ve  Reasoning   •  Prepara1on  for  Ci1zenship   •  Moral  &  Ethical  Reflec1on   •  Broad,  Interprofessional  Knowledge   •  Work  Readiness   •  Flexibility  &  Agility   •  Grit,  Tenacity,  For1tude   •  Leadership   •  Wri1ng,  Speaking,  Pitching   hUp://www.kauffman.org/what-­‐we-­‐do/research/2013/08/entrepreneurship-­‐in-­‐american-­‐higher-­‐educa1on
  • 21. Mashing  Up  Entrepreneurship  &     STEM  Educa@on   •  Will.i.am  and  FIRST  –  STEM  community  center  in  East   LA1   •  KC  STEM  Alliance  –  Kauffman  Founda1on,  PLTW  and   US  First2   •  DREAM  STEM3   •  Butler  University     Interprofessional  Children’s     Book  Projects4   •  “We’re  all  entrepreneurs.”5     -­‐Marshall  Goldsmith   1.  hUp://www.inc.com/lydia-­‐belanger/why-­‐everyones-­‐all-­‐about-­‐stem-­‐educa1on.html   2.  hUp://www.kauffman.org/what-­‐we-­‐do/programs/educa1on/kc-­‐stem-­‐alliance     3.  hUp://www.thurgoodmarshallfund.net/whats-­‐happening/new-­‐program-­‐combines-­‐stem-­‐educa1on-­‐and-­‐entrepreneurship     4.  hUp://www.butler.edu/media/2351055/coeyearinreview2013dra.pdf  at  page  20.   5.  hUp://www.businessweek.com/stories/2008-­‐08-­‐13/were-­‐all-­‐entrepreneurs
  • 22. Design  Thinking   •  Empathy   •  Finding  Problems  –  Root  Cause  Analysis   •  Process/Quality  Improvement   •  Crea1ng  Solu1ons   •  Refining  Solu1ons   •  Execute  and  Build     Best  Solu1on(s)  as  Prototypes
  • 23. Design  Thinking  &  STEM   •  DIVE  In!  d.lo  STEM  &  Design  Thinking   Curriculum1     •  RISD’s  STEM  to  STEAM  Ini1a1ve2   •  “Design  thinking  should  be  at  the  core  of  strategy   development  and     organiza1onal     change…”3                -­‐Forbes   1.  hUp://web.stanford.edu/group/d-­‐lo/cgi-­‐bin/drupal/     2.  hUp://stemtosteam.org/about/       3.  hUp://www.forbes.com/sites/lawtonursrey/2014/06/04/14-­‐design-­‐thinking-­‐esque-­‐1ps-­‐some-­‐approaches-­‐to-­‐problem-­‐solving-­‐work-­‐beUer-­‐than-­‐others/
  • 24. One  STEAMED  Project  at     Butler  University   h>p://@nyurl.com/HuffPuffBU
  • 25. 1.    hUps://www.girlscouts.org/research/pdf/genera1on_stem_full_report.pdf     What  Crea@ve/Problem  Solving  Skills  in  STEM  are   A>rac@ve  to  Girls?:  Genera@on  STEM  Report1
  • 26. #STEMPrincess  2:  Funbook   h>p://@nyurl.com/STEMP2
  • 27. Calls  to  Ac@on   1.  We  are  preparing  a  workforce  with  yet-­‐to-­‐be-­‐created-­‐jobs.   –  STEM  ed  is  good.  STEAMED  ed  is  great.   2.  We  must  get  more  girls  and  boys  excited  about  STEM.   3.  Get  kids  into  STEAMED  programming.   4.  Support  STEAMED  ini1a1ves   –  #STEMPrincess2   5.  Make  sure  you’re  giving  girls  access              to  EVERYTHING  –  not  just  STEAMED                subjects.   6.  Girls  can  be  what  they  can  see  –  get                women  doing  STEM  jobs  into  the  class-­‐                room  to  share  their  stories.
  • 28. Time  to  Share   •  What  are  YOUR  best  1ps  on  leading,   par1cularly  Girls,  through  STEAMED  Subjects?             Hands  On  Ac@vity   Mentor/Experts  to  bring  in   Other  resources   Science               Tech               Engineering               Arts               Math               Entrepreneurship               Design               Ideas  at:  hUp://bit.ly/STEMPrincess
  • 29. Thank  You!  ????s   erinalbert.com   ealbert@butler.edu   @ErinLAlbert   #STEMPrincess2