How to Support Girls’ Participation at Projects in Makerspace Settings. Overview on Current Recommendations

  • Sandra SchönEmail author
  • Margarethe Rosenova
  • Martin Ebner
  • Maria Grandl
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 946)


Several biases and thresholds challenge the reach of girls in technology-related activities. For this contribution we collected and structured existing research and good practices on how to reach girls within projects in the field educational robotics, makerspaces, coding and STEM in general. The contribution presents general guidelines for future activities with a potential higher rate of participating girls in makerspace settings.


Girls Participation maker education STEM Makerspace Robotics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandra Schön
    • 1
    Email author
  • Margarethe Rosenova
    • 1
  • Martin Ebner
    • 2
  • Maria Grandl
    • 2
  1. 1.Salzburg Research ForschungsgesellschaftSalzburgAustria
  2. 2.Graz University of TechnologyGrazAustria

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