Despite recent strides in gender pay equity and an overall increase in women in STEM education and careers, a troubling fact remains for industry and the nation: not a single state has more women than men with STEM degrees.

The gap is widest in New Mexico, where women have 22.5% fewer STEM bachelor's degrees than men.

And it's getting worse.

This episode takes you into the lives and work of New Mexico's female scientists, researchers, educators, and students and how they are combatting the educational difficulties that New Mexicans face, achieving their STEM goals and helping out other girls and women along the way.