Advancement of Women of Color in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Disciplines

Women of color face numerous barriers in the STEM fields. In a well-researched paper, the scholars indicate the unique factors that contribute to challenges that women of color face in the STEM industry, including tokenism, bicultural stress, racism and stereotyping, among other challenges. The research also examines the combination of courage, strength and resilience that women of color bring to the STEM environment.