Check out the latest STEM Mentoring Cafe in West Palm Beach, Florida held on July 29, 2015. The American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) is a national association of energy professionals and was key in mentoring at this event.
As part of our series of STEM Mentoring Cafes, a group of 40 girls from the Tampa Public Housing Authority met with scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians at the Museum of Science and Industry on June 13, 2015.
Over the past century, American women have made tremendous strides in increasing their labor market experience and their skills. On Equal Pay Day, however, we focus on a stubborn and troubling fact: Despite women’s gains, a large gender pay gap still exists.
In December 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary, Ernest Moniz, met with Departmental Tribal Advisory Groups in Phoenix, Arizona. During the meeting, many tribal leaders expressed a desire for the Department to do more to promote and support Native American and Alaska Native (AI/AN) participation in STEM education and careers. Consequently, the Secretary committed the Department to carry out a series of roundtables on STEM education in Indian Country.