Tag Archives: STEM

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Racial and Gender Gaps Widening in STEM

Women and most minorities are being left behind

U.S. News and Raytheon produce an index that reveals the widening gaps in race and…

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Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, 63rd African American Woman to Recieve Ph.D. in Physics

The University of Waterloo grad talks race and the science world

In February Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein announces that she was the 63rd black woman in the…

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[REPORT] More College-Educated Blacks Employed in Tech Than Healthcare

The tech-job boom extends beyond Silicon Valley

From 2009 to 2014, blacks with a college degree gained slightly more tech jobs than…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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The Benefits of Attending Community College

Two-year schools can be a launching pad

Community college offers several benefits: low cost, small classes, flexible schedules, and the chance to…

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STEM Solutions Leadership Conference in San Diego—and You’re Invited

National summit to focus on diversity

U.S. News & World Report hosts its fifth STEM Solutions Leadership Conference in San Diego.…

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High-tech Charter High School Planned for Indianapolis

New STEM high school to open in 2017

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels has announced plans for a new STEM-focused high school in…

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Survey Reveals New Technology is a Better Return on Investment than New Employees

Networking and Capital: Greatest Obstacles to Race and Gender Inclusion in Silicon Valley

The CBC invites “social good” startups to weigh in on the diversity problem in tech

On Monday, Congressman Donald Payne (D- NJ) held a Google Hangout to discuss the lack…

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NSBE Conference Stresses Synergy, Collaboration

Sets goal of increasing black engineering graduates to 10,000 annually by 2025

National Society of Black Engineers sets an ambitious goal at its conference of graduating 10,000…

By Robin White Goode

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[STUDY] Women of Color in STEM Discriminated Against in the Workplace

Harvard Business Review finds key factors that push women away from STEM careers

A study released by Harvard Business Review finds five key factors that push women away…

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Howard University Presents Woman in STEM Researcher of the Year Award

A Howard alum and department chair receives the award

Howard University, a top HBCU awarded a Howard alum and department chair the second Woman…

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Top 10 Cities for STEM Graduates

Huntsville, Alabama tops the list

NerdWallet releases new data that shows the top 10 cities for graduates with STEM degrees.

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Female NASCAR Engineer Promotes Education

Latina, Alba Colon, motivates youth to pursue their dreams and keep going

Alba Colon, female Latina NASCAR engineer motivates youth to pursue their dreams.

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Making Computer Science Accessible to All

Teaching approach attracts female students

Teaching computer science in a way that’s more accessible to women and all students.

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BE Modern Man: Meet 30-Year-Old Professor DeLeon Gray, Ph.D.

Professor shares the secrets to success

DeLeon Gray is not what we imagine a traditional professor should look like. At the…

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Erica Douglas Helps Small Businesses Enter the Beauty Industry

An entrepreneur and chemist breaking down barriers-of-entry with her company, mSEED group

As an entrepreneur and chemist, Eric Douglas is breaking down barriers of entry in…

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Amplify4Good Addresses NonProfit Inefficiencies and Hacks Problems in Underserved Communities

Co-founders detail efforts to forge change and help small businesses

Amplify4Good is a nonprofit organization that helps underserved communities solve problems by using the resources…

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SEEK Provides Free Summer Engineering Program in 16 Cities

Prepares youngsters in grades 4–8 for STEM careers

SEEK is a free STEM summer day program targeting black youth in grades 4 to…

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[REPORT] Minorities Landed More Tech Jobs in Labor Market Recovery

Blacks and Hispanics had increases from 2009-2014, but women made up just 25% of tech workforce

More blacks got tech jobs during labor market recovery, with women making up 25% of…

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Power Women of the Diaspora: Uganda Minister of Energy Details How Women Can Impact the World

Irene Nafuna Muloni shares advice for young leaders of African diaspora

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with Irene Muloni to talk about her role and how black women…

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Can a Video Game Teach Your Preschooler to Solve for X?

An app that may work better, and faster, than school

A video game that teachers algebra to preschoolers may work better, and faster, than school.

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