Shanghai Econ Officer Hosts Documentary Screening

Shanghai Econ Officer Hosts Documentary Screening

Mar. 22, Shanghai – As part of the Consulate’s women’s history, approximately 40 people came to the Shanghai American Center on Tuesday evening to watch “Big Dream,” a documentary about empowering girls to pursue a future in STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Economic Officer Arati Shroff introduced the film, talked about the importance of girls in tech, and gave insight into her own experiences attending a math and science-focused high school in Chicago. Following the film, attendees had a lively discussion about how to empower girls to pursue a future in STEM, work-life balance, gender-based wage gaps, and other issues women in the workforce face today.