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Women are resilient. Let’s inspire them, read the op-ed by CWGS director, Susan Heinzelman

Mon, February 18, 2019
Women are resilient. Let’s inspire them, read the op-ed by CWGS director, Susan Heinzelman
Photo Credit: Helen Brown | Daily Texan Staff

Despite the hundreds of initiatives nationwide promoting increased participation by women and underrepresented minorities in STEM fields, women remain a minority in STEM careers in the United States. In 2016 only 25.5 percent of computer and only 14.2 percent of architecture and engineering positions were held by women. For women of color, this gender gap is even wider. Asian, black women and Latinas made up slightly less than 10 percent of working scientists and engineers in 2015.

 

Read more here: https://www.dailytexanonline.com/2019/02/17/women-are-resilient-let%E2%80%99s-inspire-them

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