Latinos in STEM Professions: Understanding Challenges and Opportunities for Next Steps – A Qualitative Study using Stakeholder Interviews

This study reports on interviews with key stakeholders who describe barriers and challenges and recommend effective strategies to increase Latino participation in the professions of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). In particular, the report describes the importance of mentoring, teacher preparation, and parental support.

  • Maria Teresa V. Taningco, IBM. Latinos in STEM Professions: Understanding Challenges and Opportunities for Next Steps: A Qualitative Study using Stakeholder Interviews , Prepared by The Tomás Rivera Policy Institute for IBM. (Claremont, CA April 2008).
  • Available here.