Minorities in STEM

Making an Impact: Women and Minorities as STEM Role Models

The importance of role models is never questioned because of the positive influence they have on others. Imagine the impact on the world if more women and minorities were already in STEM leadership positions.
By Joseph Warren

The growing gap in the STEM labor pool is well-recognized, and great minds are trying to develop strategies to fill the pipeline. One approach is to get more young girls and minorities interested in STEM careers by introducing STEM activities in the elementary schools and adding STEM curriculum in the high schools. Offering the activities and classes is one step. Another critical step is connecting what is done in the schools to the real ....