Daily Fem: Technology + Science

The fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (collected under the acronym "STEM") have until very recently been under the complete province of men. But this reality is changing rapidly in the 21st century, as advancements in these quantitative-driven fields have been forced to keep pace with the evolution of virtual technology and the global expanse of the Internet. Women, once discounted in these fields (thank you, Larry Summers), are taking advantage of the career opportunities in STEM, and businesses are taking notice. From independent nonprofits like "Girls Who Code" to Google's initiative for women, "Made With Code," the time is now for women in STEM. Join our conversation about women's advancements in these fields below.