The numbers are worrying.
Of the nearly 1.7 million prime-age (25-54) engineering workers in the United States in 2019, only 14% were either Black or Latinx (a gender-neutral term for the Latino community) despite making up almost one-third of the U.S. adult population. And only 3% of engineers in 2019 were Black or Latinx women. The report, Mission Not Accomplished: Unequal Opportunities and Outcomes for Black and Latinx Engineers, issued by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, also found that 15% of all engineers were Asian while 66% were white.
As a category, women in general
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