Women in Technology in the U.S.

Glass Ceiling Still not Broken
  • Sue V. Rosser


In the United States, the National Science Foundation collects data on the participation of women and racial/ethnic minorities in science and engineering education and employment under a mandate of a law passed by Congress called the Science and Engineering Equal Opportunities Act. Women and blacks, Hispanics, and American Indians are considered to be underrepresented in science and engineering because of their smaller percentages of degree recipients and employed scientists and engineers relative to their percentages in the U.S. population.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sue V. Rosser
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  1. 1.San Francisco State UniversityUnited States

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