Future Generations Will Suffer If We Don't Solve Unequal Access to Tech
The people designing the world's technology should reflect the diversity of those using it.
Teachers' Beliefs About the Nature of Intelligence Affect Minority Students' STEM Grades
A more subtle form of prejudice than racism proves deeply problematic.
Meet the Young Alaska Natives Pursuing a Successful Career in the STEM Fields
Pushing back against stereotypes, students in the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program outperform students of all backgrounds in math and science.
Workplace Suitors' Unwanted Advances Can Have Harmful Consequences
Being the unwanted object of affection can cause great personal discomfort, and even impact careers.
Most Women and African Americans in Tech Say They've Been Discriminated Against
Science and tech jobs are among America's highest-paying and fastest-growing, but women and minorities in the field report they face unfair barriers in the workplace.
'Looking for Brilliant Minds' Translates as 'Women Need Not Apply'
New research finds the stereotype that intellectual genius is a male trait can dampen females' interest in certain jobs or fields of study.
Should We Treat Gifted Boys Any Differently From Gifted Girls?
New research suggests that setting gender aside helps teachers increase opportunity for precocious students.
Why Teaching Girls to Code Is Not the (Only) Answer
We must do more to fill the gender gap in tech leadership and venture capital.
The Future of Work: What Happened to Vocational Education
The latest entry in a special project in which business and labor leaders, social scientists, technology visionaries, activists, and journalists weigh in on the most consequential changes in the workplace.
When It Comes to Female Scientists, Seeing Is Believing
One new study finds a strong link between how many female science majors a country has, and the stereotypes its citizens hold about gender and science.
Can a Female MacGyver Correct Engineering’s Gender Imbalance?
A re-make of the hit MacGyver aims to do for women in engineering what Modern Family did for gay marriage. Can it work?