Mission Not Accomplished: Unequal Opportunities and Outcomes for Black and Latinx Engineers
Carnevale, Anthony P.
Quinn, Michael C.
Engineering occupations are some of the highest-paying and most prestigious in the US labor market, but they are also some of the least diverse. Mission Not Accomplished: Unequal Opportunities and Outcomes for Black and Latinx Engineers finds that of the nearly 1.7 million prime-age engineering workers in the United States in 2019, 81% were either White or Asian, and 84% were men. A mere 3% of engineers working in the field in 2019 were either Black or Latinx women.
Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce
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