“’I think there is not enough introduction at the elementary and middle school grade age of what young girls can be,’ says Baptiste, who links the industry’s scant female workforce to a lack of early exposure. ‘I think it starts there, and before you get to high school you’re choosing a high school that has something you want to study and then by the time you get to college you’re able to make a decision and say, ‘OK, this is what I want to do.'” – Schillivia Baptiste, CEO of Laland Baptiste & Principal at Baptiste Engineering

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