I have always been passionate about developing and creating new things since I was a kid, and this continued to become an integral part of my life. I still recall how thrilled I was to be the first girl in class to write my very own computer programme successfully. There was this irreplaceable sense of satisfaction seeing my ideas come to life.
Frankly, I was never afraid of stepping into the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) industry because of my gender. I knew that nothing could stop me from pursuing my dream as long as I remained curious, driven, and open-minded, especially to new challenges. So, I kept learning and working hard to expand my knowledge and skills.
Key barriers hindering women’s STEM progress and participation