Editor’s Note: In celebration of International Day of the Girl (October 11) and Ada Lovelace Day (October 14), Leading Women is devoting the month of October to women and girls in STEM: science, technology, engineering and math.

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Leading Women hosts Twitter Chat celebrating girls in science

Five questions on biggest inspirations, words of wisdom, secrets to success

Guests include race car drivers, software developers, coders

Huge response from STEM organizations and schoolgirls across the globe

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