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8. Steer clear of obvious or subtle stereotypes about girls’ and women’s abilities in math and science. It is easy for girls to form attitudes about what girls and women should or should not be good at. Instead, model positive, more up-to-date words of encouragement that speaks to our generation of girls, that tell them they can be a STEM expert.

Generation STEM: What Girls Say about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math