More women are pursuing online education, closing learning gender gap

Women may have dropped out of the workforce in large numbers during the pandemic, but their participation in online learning has increased since 2019, Coursera, an education website that enrolls online learners in university courses and professional certifications, said in its Women and Skills Report, released Sept. 9. 

Thirty-seven percent of entry-level professional certificate enrollments were from women in 2021, Coursera found, compared with 25% in 2019. In addition, 37% of enrollments in ST

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