The recession has helped nudge women into science jobs

STEM-logo_webEncouraging more women to pursue careers in science, technology, education and math – the so-called STEM fields – is a worthy goal, given the potential payoff for our economy and for women who get jobs in these higher-paying fields.

One surprising way to make it happen: Suffer through a recession.

My column for Reuters explores how women shift their career focus towards the sciences when the economy is struggling.

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