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Women’s History Month: Closing the Gender Gap

Closing the gender gap in STEM.

In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re talking about the future of women in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math. Currently, only 28% of STEM professionals are women, and the numbers are even lower for women of color. Learn more about the barriers that are keeping women out of STEM professions and what Best Buy is doing to help close the gap.

Women in STEM videos

Video: Diversity in STEM matters

Explore the importance of gender diversity and what Best Buy is doing to encourage interest in STEM.

Video: Breaking down barriers

A look at the challenges women face in STEM, and how they’re succeeding at Best Buy.

Video: The spatial skills gap

Boys and girls share the same aptitude for science, so what’s preventing many young women from pursuing STEM careers?

Video: Closing the gap in STEM

Learn about the programs we support to empower young women — and how you can find one where you live.

The women behind the campaign.

From Best Buy employees to a future tech innovator, these women helped bring our Women’s History Month awareness message to life.

Engineering a tech career.

Get to know Molly, a Best Buy software engineer, and the inspirations, challenges and support system that have shaped her journey.

Women thrive at Best Buy.

Here’s a look at a few of the reasons why, from local stores to our corporate campus, Best Buy is a great workplace for women.

Best Buy is a top workplace for diversity.

Creating an inclusive culture is one of our top priorities, and we’re proud to be recognized for our leadership in this area by some notable sources.

Sparking the next generation at Geek Squad Academy.

Since 2007, Geek Squad Academy’s all-girls events have encouraged girls to get excited about tech and envision themselves in STEM careers.


Shop movies where women star in STEM.

STEM toys

Inspire young women in your life with STEM toys.