Unlike boys, Kim Higgins said girls aren't encouraged enough to pursue a career in a STEM field - science, technology, engineering and math.
Higgins, an assistant to the dean of the college of engineering at the University of Evansville, hopes girls develop the confidence to know and pursue STEM options for future careers after attending UE's OPTIONS summer career exploration camp. Higgins is a camp coordinator.
"So many times, girls at this age are not pushed toward this career path. . I want them to have a can-do attitude," she said. "They can do anything the boys can do."
On a steamy Wednesday morning, 20 middle school girls prepared to launch...