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Research Digital Diversity

Below find data and information regarding the gender gap that currently exists in the technology industry. * The National Association of Women in Technology reported : 26% of the computing...

New Study Reveals "Double Jeopardy" Faced by Women of Color in STEM

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Professor Joan C. Williams and the Center for WorkLife Law released the report, which demonstrates in startling fashion how subtle-and not-so-subtle-bias shapes the daily work lives of women in STEM, and how women's experience of gender bias is shaped by race.

Technology's Man Problem

Elissa Shevinsky can pinpoint the moment when she felt that she no longer belonged. She was at a friend's house last Sept. 8, watching the live stream of the TechCrunch Disrupt hackathon on her laptop and iPhone. Entrepreneurs were showing off their products, and two young Australian men, David Boulton and Jethro Batts, stood behind the podium to give their presentation.

New Study Cites Gender Bias in Science, Engineering, & Technology Fields as a Barrier to Advancement for Women and Ca...

NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Despite the aspirations of women in SET to hold a top job at their company, a sizable proportion of SET senior leaders (31 percent in the U.S, 22 percent in Brazil, 51 percent in China, and 57 percent in India) report that a woman would never get a top position at their company, no matter how able or high performing.

Girls lack self-confidence in maths and science problems, study finds

Girls "lack self-confidence" in their ability to solve mathematics and science problems and achieve worse results than they otherwise would, despite outperforming boys overall, according to an international study of gender equality in schools by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.

GitHub Founder Resigns After Investigation

Tom Preston-Werner, a co-founder and former chief executive of GitHub, a website for sharing and collaborating on software code, resigned on Monday after an investigation into gender-based harassment. But the company said the investigation found no evidence of illegal practices.

#Gamergate leads to death threats against women

Members of the gaming community launched a campaign in August called Gamergate as a response to allegations of unethical journalism. But it has grown to include outright threats against women who work in or critique the industry. Hari Sreenivasan talks to one of the targets of the harassment, Brianna Wu of Giant Spacekat.

More Than A Pipeline Problem: In Search Of Diversity In Silicon Valley

As the big tech firms grapple with a lack of diversity, three women of color who work in the industry talk about the challenges of expanding staff demographics.

Minorities in STEM Are in Short Supply — Why We Need to Fix That

75 percent of American scientists and engineers are white.

Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering

Home page for Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering in Science and Engineering 2015.

Underrepresented Minorities in STEM | NACME - NACME

NACME mission is to increase the number of Underrepresented Minorities in STEM education. Browse through our website for more detail information.

Increasing Education Opportunities For Minorities In STEM - Forbes

Underrepresented minorities have made modest gains in STEM over the last several decades, but their progress has been extremely slow and in some areas has stalled. We need to strengthen efforts to increase participation of minorities in STEM by sparking interest, providing opportunity and diversifying STEM education.

Minorities in STEM Are in Short Supply — Why We Need to Fix That

75 percent of American scientists and engineers are white.

STEM Workforce No More Diverse Than 14 Years Ago

Business advocates say engagement efforts need to be more strategic. 

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