Still news to some, I suppose. From the ASEE aggregator:
US News & World Report (2/6, Neuhauser) reports that, according to an annual report from the National Science Board, minorities and women are still underrepresented in the engineering and science fields. The report said “African Americans, Hispanics, American Indians and Alaska Natives” made up ten percent of science and engineering workers in 2010, the report said. But, that is only up “from 7 percent in 1993,” according to the report. Women, the report found, are also underrepresented. Females made up less than 30 percent of engineering and science workers.