Being Diverse in Our Support for STEM

September 1st, 2013 | RESEARCH

The article discusses ways racial and ethnic minorities are excluded from science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. According to the article, the lack of minority STEM professionals in industries is blamed on their less rigorous early educational experience, lack of mentors and difficult work environment. Library staff can help alleviate many of these disadvantages through teacher education and thoughtful programming for students in a professional environment.


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Tiffany Williams, Author, Clarion University of Pennsylvania


Publication: Young Adult Library Services
Volume: 12
Number: 1
Page(s): 24

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Museum | ISE Professionals | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Education and learning science | Engineering | General STEM | Mathematics | Technology
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Library Programs | Public Programs