The National Institute for Public Policy Analysis (INAPP) and the SInAPSi University Center of the Federico II University of Naples, are carrying out a pilot research entitled "Gender issues in STEM study courses: access, permanence and employability ".
The research aims to study the conditions, stereotypes, attitudes and beliefs that push women to choose more specific study paths. Gender roles, in fact, which can be defined as a series of assumptions regarding what behaviors are expected of people based on their belonging to a gender, are internalized since childhood, affecting the perceived self-efficacy and consequently on the choices made by women. and men with respect to academic and professional careers.
This work, therefore, aims to build guidance and promotion tools for female participation in STEM study paths and to promote the future employment of women in these same sectors. The research involves female students enrolled in public universities in Campania, regardless of the degree course attended, through the self-compilation of an online questionnaire which can be accessed through the following LINK