This site is optimized for use with Firefox version 3.6 or higher and Internet Explorer version 7 or higher.

For an optimal user experience, please utilize a newer version of either of these browsers.

Highlights Archive
NOAA Office of Education NOAA Office of Education NOAA Homepage


Highlights Archive


LEADERSHIP:Dr. Rebecca Blank, gives a keynote address on STEM education

Published March 2012

Dr. Rebecca Blank

Dr. Blank's talk highlights recent reports by NOAA's sister agency in the Department of Commerce, the Economics and Statistics Bureau. The three reports examine Census data on STEM education and jobs. The reports conclude that STEM education promotes racial and ethnic equality, that growth in STEM jobs was three-times faster than non-STEM jobs and that women are still underrepresented in STEM fields. These reports can be found at:
To hear Dr. Blank's keynote address, please see

Back to top