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New research suggests that women may share some of the blame in being under-representation in science.

A report published in Science Magazine says women in the United States are less likely to go into fields where success is thought to come from inherent talent rather than hard work.
One Colombian researcher is showing that women and science can be the perfect mix.

CCTV America’s Michelle Begue reports from Cali, Columbia.

Women at work- Female scientists in Colombia outnumbered in STEM education

Women at work- Female scientists in Colombia outnumbered in STEM education

New research suggests that women may share some of the blame in being under-representation in science.A report published in Science Magazine says women in the United States are less likely to go into fields where success is thought to come from inherent talent rather than hard work. One Colombian researcher is showing that women and science can be the perfect mix.CCTV America's Michelle Begue reports from Cali, Columbia.

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  • A recent study in math and science shows that women in the U.S., subconsciously, may be inhibiting themselves, as they are more likely to go into fields that they think require hard work, rather than relying on their raw talent.