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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: http://www.esa.doc.gov/reports.
To hear Dr. Blank's keynote address, please see http://www.brookings.edu/events/2011/0912_stem_education.aspx.

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