The silhouette of hands in the air during a march

March for Science (and Other Ways to Support STEM)

On April 14, concerned citizens worldwide will participate in the 2018 March for Science. This event celebrates the impact science has on our everyday lives, and serves as a source of inspiration for the next generation of scientists and engineers. Regardless of politics, it is important for everyone to unite in support of scientific research, STEM education, and equal access to science. Can't attend the march? Not to worry! Here are some other ways you can support science.
A close up of woman of color's hands typing on a laptop at the GHC 16 OSD

New GAO Report Spotlights Government Role in Solving the Tech Industry’s Diversity Problem

In 1995, tech visionary Anita Borg issued a challenge: to create a technical workforce made up of 50 percent women by the year 2020. When Anita issued this challenge, 37% of computer scientists in the U.S. were female. But today, we're looking at a very different workforce — one that is struggling to recover from a steep drop in gender diversity over the past 20 years.