In most countries, gender inequality persists in scientific fields including engineering, mathematics and physics. And while initiatives to promote science education are fostering girls’ academic interests, are sexism and gender stereotypes continuing to prevent more women from pursuing careers in male-dominated science fields? We’ll discuss the challenges faced by women in science. Join the conversation at 1930GMT.

On today's episode of The Stream, we speak to: 

Regina Agyare @ragyare
CEO, Soronko Solutions

Monica Pepe-Altarelli
Physicist, European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN)

Jia Min Chin
Materials research scientist

Jennifer Selvidge @jenvaljean2
Materials science and engineering student

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