Op-Ed

EMERY: Changing the Face of STEM

I can’t help but wonder why it took someone like me — a Black, disabled, female filmmaker and social activist — to knock on the National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine’s door and do the work of breaking down barriers between groups working for the same goal: increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in STEM disciplines and opening up pathways to success for our nation’s marginalized communities. [read more…]