Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation: America's by Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Engineering,

By Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Sciences, Policy and Global Affairs, Engineering, and Public Policy Committee on Science, Committee on Underrepresented Groups and the Expansion of the Science and Engineering Wo

To ensure that the us to take care of the worldwide management and competitiveness in technological know-how and know-how which are serious to attaining nationwide ambitions, we needs to put money into examine, inspire innovation, and develop a powerful and proficient technology and expertise staff. increasing Underrepresented Minority Participation explores the position of variety within the technology, expertise, engineering and arithmetic (STEM) crew and its worth in retaining the US leading edge and aggressive. in response to the publication, the U.S. hard work industry is projected to develop quicker in technology and engineering than in the other zone within the coming years, making minority participation in STEM schooling in any respect degrees a countrywide precedence. increasing Underrepresented Minority Participation analyzes the speed of switch and the demanding situations the country at present faces in constructing a robust and various staff. even if minorities are the quickest transforming into phase of the inhabitants, they're underrepresented within the fields of technological know-how and engineering. traditionally, there was a powerful connection among expanding academic attainment within the usa and the expansion in and international management of the financial system. increasing Underrepresented Minority Participation means that the government, undefined, and post-secondary associations paintings collaboratively with K-12 colleges and faculty structures to extend minority entry to and insist for post-secondary STEM schooling and technical education. The e-book additionally identifies most sensible practices and gives a entire street map for expanding involvement of underrepresented minorities and bettering the standard in their schooling. It bargains thoughts that target educational and social help, institutional roles, instructor coaching, affordability and software improvement.

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Charles M. Vest, President, National Academy of Engineering, on innovation and competitiveness policy and the findings and recommendations of the National Academies’ report, Rising Above the Gathering Storm. S. S. S. Representative Michael Honda, and staff from the House Diversity and Innovation Caucus. S. S. Department of Education. K. Kellogg Foundation, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Association of American Medical Colleges, the UNCF/Gates Millennium Scholars Program, and the Leadership Alliance.

What is the role of minority-serving institutions in the diversification of America's workforce in these fields? How can that role be supported and strengthened? 6. How can the public and private sectors more effectively assist minority students in their efforts to join America's workforce in these fields? 7. What should be the implementation strategy? The committee should develop a prioritized list of policy and funding action items with milestones and cost estimates that will lead to a science and engineering workforce that mirrors the nation's diverse population.

Vest, President, National Academy of Engineering, on innovation and competitiveness policy and the findings and recommendations of the National Academies’ report, Rising Above the Gathering Storm. S. S. S. Representative Michael Honda, and staff from the House Diversity and Innovation Caucus. S. S. Department of Education. K. Kellogg Foundation, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Association of American Medical Colleges, the UNCF/Gates Millennium Scholars Program, and the Leadership Alliance.

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