Society of Women Engineers General Position Statement on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education and the Need for a U.S. Technologically-Literate Workforce

This document is an educational position statement of the Society of Women Engineers calling for a renewed focus on training and recruiting the future’s technological workforce, especially women and ethnic minorities (Latinos, African Americans). Includes recommendations for improving STEM education, expanding the STEM pipeline to include underrepresented groups, and making the U.S. attractive to researchers and students, both nationally and internationally.

  • Society of Women Engineers, “General Position Statement on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education and the Need for a U.S. Technologically-Literate Workforce.” SWA. February 2006.
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