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STEM Re-entry Programs

Over time, more females have entered STEM occupations. While the life sciences have seen a reduction in the gender gap, the gap in engineering and computer occupations remains large. ...

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Fortune 500 CEO’s

Though the Fortune 500 companies include numerous corporations outside of engineering, it is important to be aware of the lack of diversity among the highest levels of leadership across all industries. Diverse leaders are needed to serve as role models, mentors, and supporters of future leaders. The ...

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National Academy of Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) was established in 1964 to promote the engineering profession and marshal the expertise and insight of eminent engineers to provide independent advice to the federal government. It is a prestigious honor to be elected to this Academy. As of 2016, the NAE had ...

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Engineering Deans

American Society for Engineering Education indicates that there are 358 engineering colleges in the United States. In 2015, there were 52 female engineering deans across the country, representing less than 15% of the total engineering deans in the U.S. ...

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Job Outlook

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates a large need for engineers and computer-related employees over the next 10 years due to job growth and replacement of those leaving the workforce. To meet this demand for new engineers and computer/information scientists, it is necessary for our nation t ...

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Earning Gap

In all engineering and computer occupations, the median earnings of females are less than those of males. The size of the gap varies by discipline, with female mechanical engineers having the smallest earnings gap (95% of male median earnings) and female biomedical engineers having the largest earni ...

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Retention

Fewer females than males that earn an engineering degree end up working in the engineering profession, and more females than males leave the profession over time. ...

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Employment

Over time, more females have entered STEM occupations. While the life sciences have seen a reduction in the gender gap, the gap in engineering and computer occupations remains large. ...

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