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Date of this Version

9-30-2019

Document Type

Book Chapters

Summary

  • Women and marginalized groups are underrepresented in STEM-related and entrepreneurial fields

  • These populations face many challenges in these fields, including:

    ○ Finding funding sources for their project and/or lacking knowledge of where to obtain funding

    ○ Risking their academic standing if their project is not based on incentives deemed as academic

    ○ Conscious and unconscious bias

    ○ Lack of diverse groups in review and decision-making roles

    ○ Limited access to experienced mentors

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