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Today, YWCA of the City of New York released its new publication “Welcome to the YWSTEAAMocracy ‘The Future of STEM is Inclusive’” Equity Ideas of Women and Girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. The report contains a comprehensive analysis that frames persistent barriers that impede race and gender equity in the STEM field. In the report, research was distilled to outline an approach that uses activism as an important method to enhance the experience of women and girls in a variety of STEM settings.

“Our mission stands for the elimination of racism and the empowerment of women,” said Dr. Danielle Moss Lee, CEO of YWCA of the City of New York. “This has emboldened us to offer a set of equity ideas that will disrupt the status quo and tackle institutional barriers that impact race and gender equity in STEM programs,” she said.

Download full press release here.