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Find below the results of the survey applied to girls during our most recent STEM program that provide role models that team up with girls to do interesting STEM activities and that offer parents exercises that teach them how to help their girls to develop skills needed to do STEM at home. The results are in the following order; a) what is being measured; and b) the results before and after the STEM program.
Exposure to role models
Before Kids’ Vision 70% didn’t know what STEM is.
After Kids’ Vision 100% knew what STEM is.
Before Kids’ Vision 99% had not meet a women in STEM.
After Kids’ Vision 100% had meet a women in STEM.
Before Kids’ Vision 40% believed they had been born with a limited ability to do STEM.
After Kids’ Vision 90% had understood that they are in control of developing skills needed to do STEM such as persevering, embracing challenges, understanding that learning takes work and time.
Career aspirations & motivations
Before Kids’ Vision 90% wanted non-STEM jobs, they wanted jobs where they could care for people or animals, i.e: teachers, doctors, vets.
After Kids’ Vision 30% wanted STEM jobs, the ones who changed wanted to do the same thing that their role models do at Visa.
Before Kids’ Vision 100% selected help people and make a difference in the world as their top two motivations.
After Kids’ Vision 100% selected help people and make a difference in the world as their top two motivations.
Interest in STEM
Before Kids’ Vision 70% selected that they like to understand how things work and doing hands-on activities, but didn’t like solving problems. Before our STEM program 100% of girls had not used Math or Science to solve a real-world community problem.
After Kids’ Vision 100% selected that they liked solving problems. After STEM program 100% of girls applied Math and Science to solve real-world problems.
Confidence and motivation
Before Kids’ Vision 50% believed they were smart enough to have a career in STEM and that they are more motivated to do well at school than other girls their age.
After Kids’ Vision 90% believed they were smart enough to have a career in STEM and that they are more motivated to do well at school than other girls their age.
Before Kids’ Vision 100% of parents didn’t know the importance of growth mindsets in their girls academic performance.
After Kids’ Vision 100% of parents said they planed to use what they learned at Kids’ Vision Program to help their daughters develop growth mindsets at home.