Minorities in STEM
In regards to the first question that you posed, I believe that the sentiment that was expressed in 1988 about engineering disciplines still exists today. I feel that people think that preparing for a career in STEM guarantees them a life with no worries and financial stability, which may happen for some individuals. But as witnessed with this article, women and people of color may have trouble even with trying to get a foot in the door in the profession.
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