We are proud to announce that the T.I.M.E. Assocation Project “Embracing Diversity” MOOC has been shortlisted among the 14 finalists for the Airbus GEDC Diversity Award. The goal of the award is to increase diversity among the global community of engineers. This project is coordinated by 3 T.I.M.E. Association Members: Politecnico di Milano (METID), Université libre de Bruxelles and Technische Universität Berlin “Embracing Diversity” is the MOOC of Polimi Open Knowledge (@polimi).
In particular this edition considers the effects of discouragement and self-exclusion on female talent in science, technology, engineering and math, known as STEMs, which has big repercussions in the work world and shares some actions useful to motivate girls to study STEMs.