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S.T.E.M. 4 Girls: The Urban Girl's Guide to the S.T.E.M. Disciplines
by Jessica A.A. Highsmith
It is a well-known fact that there is a shortage of women who work in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. A growing problem which has become an even greater reality for those girls who come from urban communities, and dysfunctional or impoverished environments. Part of the reason women are not choosing these fields as a career, as well as part of the solution, can be resolved while they are still young. In S.T.E.M. 4 Girls; The Urban Girl's Guide to the S.T.E.M. Disciplines, Highsmith provides us with a hands-on approach to dealing with the underlying and environmental issues these particular girls deal with on a daily basis; with the goal being to develop the entire individual facing these issues. In S.T.E.M. 4 Girls, a bridge is built from trauma to success; empowering young ladies to "Love U 1st.