Minorities in STEM

The Pandemic-Driven STEM Gap – And How Organizations Can Begin To Address It Now

Already underrepresented in STEM fields, pandemic-driven school closures and limitations are widening the gap for many minorities. Organizations must begin now to fill the gap so that they continue to have the diverse, STEM-skilled talent needed for the workplace of tomorrow.

It’s not just educators who are reflecting on the last year of school closures and faulty remote learning systems with alarm. Many corporate recruiters and talent scouts are also horrified. They’re discovering that minority students have – as often happens – borne the brunt of the disruption, and that many have vanished from the system entirely.

This is a particularly poignant loss w....