More women in Malaysia today are breaking into Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields, increasing diversity and inclusivity and driving the country’s economic and innovation engines. In 2014 the enrolment of female undergraduates in Science, Mathematics and Computer studies at local tertiary education institutions was higher than that of males, reports Penang Institute.1
This is an encouraging development, but when we look further up the STEM career ladder, women become less well represented.
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