February 26th, 2010
Last week, the San Jose Mercury News offered two articles by Mike Swift that are must-reads for anyone concerned with diversity in technical occupations. The title of the first, “Blacks, Latinos and women lose ground at Silicon Valley tech companies,” makes the importance of that piece clear. The newspaper analyzed combined work forces of ten regional companies, including Intel, [...]
February 10th, 2010
An article by Tamar Lewin this week in the New York Times (front page, no less), “For Students at Risk, Early College Proves a Draw”, deserves a close read. The title alone signals the unusually progressive outlook of the program described in the piece; “At risk” kids and “early college” opportunities? A rare combination.
Normally, as [...]
February 3rd, 2010
For a quick take on my focus in matters of STEM education, take a look at an op-ed I wrote that appears in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer. I hope the piece will call attention to a couple of issues that don’t often make it into discussions of STEM equity. First, I want to stress that we [...]