In 1957, President Eisenhower sent the 101st Airborne to escort nine African-American students to Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.
ASU Center Works To Empower Women Of Color In STEM Fields
There have been a lot of efforts to recruit more students into the STEM fields: science, technology, engineering and math. Arizona State University’s Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology aims to empower women of color and break down some of the barriers that make it difficult for these students to pursue careers in STEM.
Kimberly Scott is the center’s founder and executive director.