MY TAKE: What do you think about women in the STEM fields?

By REBECCA ISENHART
Gazette Reporter

At the Niskayuna Engineering Institute for Young Women, a week-long camp that helps girls get excited about STEM, we asked girls: What’s so great about being a woman in STEM? These are their answers.

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“The best thing about being a woman in STEM is probably showing that it’s not all men; women have good ideas for everyone.”
–Grace Johnson, 14

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“It would be cool to be a woman in the forensic science field because I don’t think there are a lot of them.”
–Christie Brown, 14

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“The best thing about being a woman in STEM is getting to design things, and getting to make things that other people will use.”
–Talia Viscusi, 13

About the Author

Rebecca Isenhart
Rebecca Isenhart is the reporter/writer for Your Niskayuna, presented by the Daily Gazette of Schenectady.