Google Doodle Honors Mary G. Ross, First Native American Female Engineer
The pioneering aeronautical engineer helped design concepts for space travel to Venus and Mars.
West Virginia State University Honors Katherine Johnson With Statue, Scholarship
The mathemetician’s alma mater plans to endow the scholarship with $100,000 to support students seeking degrees in STEM.
D.C. Mayor Commits $4,000 to Black Teenage Scientists' NASA-Bound Project After Troll Attack
4chan users tried to sabotage Mikayla Sharrieff, India Skinner and Bria Snell’s entry into a NASA contest for high school students by attacking them with racist and sexist vitriol.
STUDY: Women of Color Astronomers Face Most Racism, Sexism at Work in Field
Nearly 30 percent feel unsafe in the profession because of racism.
Science Experts Of Color Discuss STEM's Implicit Racial Bias in Candid Reddit AMA
Black scholars answered Redditors’ questions about how structural racism impacts people of color working in the hard sciences.
White House Announces $100 Million in Foundation Funding for Girls and Women of Color
After hosting a forum on Friday, the White House Council on Women and Girls announced $100 million in foundation funding for programs that improve the economic status of low-income women and girls of color.
Only 74 Black Women Hold PhDs in Physics. She’s Raising Money to Make it 75.
LaNell Williams is hoping to raise $3,000 to get to the Fisk-Vanderbilt program this fall
Study Finds Sexism in STEM Hits Women of Color the Hardest
Harvard Business Review survey shows that Asian, Latino and Black women are at a much higher risk than white women for being pushed out of the STEM field by their colleagues’ biases.
Two Start-up Founders Talk Diversity in Tech
The STEM needs more industry leaders of color.
Investigating the Dearth of Black Males Among Science and Math Ph.Ds
Getting to the root of a longstanding problem.
Black Girls Code Founder Kimberly Bryant Gets White House Nod
The San Francisco-based founder of the STEM initiative got one of 11 White House Champions for Change in Tech Inclusion awards today.