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An Interview With Penny Bauder

Penny Bauder
Jan 15, 2020 · 10 min read

STEM is not just important for girls and women, it is critical for all underrepresented people. Without a diverse population in STEM, we will never have the right solutions for a diverse world — we can’t have a homogenous group innovating for our heterogeneous world. In addition, all underrepresented persons should have access to the economic opportunity in STEM careers. I can’t help but think of the work Fereshteh Forough is doing with her school, Code to Inspire. It is Afghanistan’s first female-only coding school. In countries such as Afghanistan where society and culture are male-dominated, women are often discouraged from actively participating in education. At Code to Inspire, students have free access to laptops and software, allowing them to focus on mastering their technological skills without worrying about harassment or intimidation from male students. Coding and having access to STEM programs can only help girls and women achieve financial independence and the confidence to pursue careers regardless of their gender.

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Environmental scientist-turned-entrepreneur, Founder of Green Kid Crafts

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Leadership Lessons from Authorities in Business, Film, Sports and Tech. Authority Mag is devoted primarily to sharing interesting feature interviews of people who are authorities in their industry. We use interviews to draw out stories that are both empowering and actionable.

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