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Conversations on Tech and Social Justice: Bekah Marcum

by Yijin Kim

(This article was originally published in The Seattle Globalist and has been reprinted with permission)

Despite the rapid growth of employment in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs in the United States, Black workers continue to be underrepresented in the field. Among employed adults with a higher education degree, Black workers make up only 7% of the STEM workforce — which is less than the percentage of Black workers in the workforce overall — according to the recent study by the Pew Research Center. Continue reading Conversations on Tech and Social Justice: Bekah Marcum