Statistically women lead men 60:40 attending college. But graduation rates are about equal.
I was in the STEM field in software development. I wouldn’t recommend it to anybody since the industry is so unstable. You have to love it and not be forced into it to succeed.
Quotas ignore merit. People who are unqualified don’t miraculously get qualified just because they assigned to a position. Eventually unqualified people are pushed out and both the individual and the organization suffer in the transition.