Why aren’t more women choosing STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers? [“State needs to do more to get girls interested in STEM learning,” Opinion, July 25]. Schools, the media and society are all promoting STEM for students, including girls. Even the workplace is friendly and accommodating with supportive policies, environments and good wages. And…More
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Seattle University at the forefront We appreciate your recent coverage of women in higher education who are breaking the glass ceiling in science and engineering [“Engineering’s new face, at UW female professors no longer a novelty in male-dominated field,” page one, Oct. 15]. However, you did not fully inform readers by reporting how all area universities are…More
Seattle needs backup plan One wonders whether the state is planning for a life after Boeing [“Some Boeing work is moving south,” page one, June 1]. Alex Pietsch, the head of Gov. Jay Inslee’s aerospace office, is just whistling past the graveyard when he says that it’s just the way things seem to be going. No employer…More