Visible Minorities in STEM

Underrepresentation of visible Minorities in STEM: Finding New Solutions

Despite substantial investments in programs and initiatives to attract visible minorities to STEM, the numbers remain stark. New ideas and approaches are needed to help visible minorities overcome the challenges they face and grow their much needed participation in STEM disciplines and industries.
By Shaniqua Thomas

The challenges that visible minorities face in joining the STEM labor force are significant largely because of stubborn unconscious biases in education and businesses. Like all biases, they are not changed overnight. Despite large investments in education by government and businesses, the global workforce participation of visible minorities in ST....