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National Math and Science Initiative

Women Have The Skills To Stand Out In STEM Fields

Padmasree Warrior | Posted 11.22.2013 | Impact
Padmasree Warrior

NMSI reports that men over age 25 held 87 percent of bachelor's degrees in engineering fields. Only 23 percent of workers in STEM-related jobs are women, yet women make up 48 percent of workers in all occupations. The higher you go on the corporate ladder, the lower these numbers become. You don't need to be a math whiz to see that these numbers don't add up.

Television Ads for Math and Science

James M. Gentile | Posted 03.06.2013 | Science
James M. Gentile

What a welcome sight during the holidays: national television advertisements for improving America's student performance in math and science, aired during football games! They're making the need to improve America's performance in math and science part of our popular culture.