Recognizing the Achievements of Scholars in Science,Technology, Engineering, the Arts, Mathematics, and Medicine
Under/Over 50 Percent - Share of Women in Specific Occupations
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports women are 19 percent of software developers, 27 percent of chief executives, and 37 percent of lawyers; but outnumber men when it comes to registered nurses (89 percent), elementary and middle school teachers (80 percent), and accountants and auditors (61 percent).
Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards
Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles Course Diversifying The Field
When the College Board introduced an AP computer science principles course four years ago, the goal was to increase the participation of underrepresented student populations who were not gravitating toward an older course focused on coding. A new report finds that effort is paying dividends.» Link to the original article