How to Actually Promote Diversity in STEM

The Atlantic: The future depends on a robust scientific workforce, but millions of minority students are massively underrepresented in these fields.

In the coming decades, millions of aging Americans will find themselves needing medical services more than ever before—right in the midst of a projected massive physician shortage. The seas will rise, as will the need for scientists to further develop carbon-free energy and engineers to build the infrastructure to protect people and ecosystems from extreme weather events. And as artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and data science advance and become more enmeshed in everyday life, the expertise to harness them in an ethical and manner will depend on those with advanced training in these fields.

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