How Increased Basic Education Budgets Catalyse Inequality in STEM Careers

Gender-neutral education funding disenfranchises women from access to STEM career opportunities

Nashon J. Adero
9 min readApr 14, 2022

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Key Highlights

This recent research based on a classroom model in Kenya, completed in 2019, found evidence that a girl at the critical transition stages from primary school to secondary school needs at least 1.8 times the budget allocation for a boy so as to ensure fairness and equal chances for accessing quality…

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Nashon J. Adero

A geospatial and systems modelling expert, lecturer, youth mentor and trained policy analyst, who applies system dynamics to model complex adaptive systems.