Type: Public event

Diversifying the STEM pipeline: Evidence from STEM summer programs for underrepresented youth

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Dr. Silvia Robles

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Nov 14, 2023, 12:00-12:50 pm EST
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1210 Weill Hall
735 S. State Street

Underrepresentation of Black and Hispanic workers in STEM fields contributes to racial wage gaps and reduces innovation and economic growth. Billions of dollars a year are spent on "pipeline'' programs to increase diversity in STEM, but there is little rigorous evidence of their efficacy. We fielded a randomized controlled trial to study a suite of such programs that are targeted to underrepresented high school students hosted at an elite, technical institution.

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