Empowering Women of Color to Succeed in STEM
Nationally, less than 40% of students who enter college with a declared major in STEM will graduate with a STEM degree.
- Steve Olson and Donna G. Riordan
Creating communities of mentors for women of color in STEM will ensure that they have the confidence to succeed in STEM fields.
There is a growing concern that future STEM jobs will not be fulfilled due to the lack of students in STEM and retention rates.
- U.S. Department of Education