Recognizing the Achievements of Women in Science,Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine
Disparity in Engineering:
Women account for only 10 percent of the nation’s civil and aerospace engineers, 8 percent of the electrical engineers, and 7 percent of the mechanical engineers.
Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards
In The News
Inside Silicon Valley's Struggles to Hire More Women and MinoritiesTwo years ago, a number of tech giants were challenged to make public race and gender statistics for their employees. The numbers showed a significant lack of diversity in their workforces, and despite their efforts to bring aboard more women and minorities, the numbers have increased only a few percentage points – or, in some cases, dropped.» Link to the original article