Increasing representation of African American women in STEM pose strong national benefits

In 2018, The Executive Office of the President of the United States’ National Science and Technology Council defined increasing representation of African Americans and women as a national benefit for creating a strong STEM foundation. According to the White House’s 2018 STEM Education Strategic plan, research has found that organizations with diversity and inclusivity better retain talent, are more engaged and productive, are more innovative, and generally are higher performing organizations. Click here to learn more.

Kristel Bell