Funding Type: ECR:Core
Principal Investigators: Krystal Hinerman, Eric M Riggs, Julie M Sexton
Institutions: Lamar University, Texas A&M University, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Northern Colorado
The representation of women in the earth, atmospheric, and ocean sciences workforce is significantly lower than that of female undergraduate students majoring in these disciplines. This underrepresentation limits the available role models for female undergraduate and graduate students, and female scientists working in industry. It is critical to understand the factors that may influence why male or female undergraduate students pursue the STEM workforce or not. Advancing a diverse and...