December 9, 2015
This week marks the annual Computer Science Education Week designed to inspire kids and adults from all ages, races and genders to get excited about computer science related subjects and occupations. One of the key initiatives of this week in particular is closing the gender gap in STEM.
This emphasis is much needed, as an infographic, created by NJIT’s Online Master’s in Civil Engineering program, notes that women comprise of 47% of the U.S. workforce, but only 24% of the STEM field. For more information and interested statistics, check out the full infographic below!