Problem

Under-representation of women in R&D

Other Names:
Lack of women in research
Low numbers of women researchers
Incidence:

Globally, women are grossly underrepresented in scientific research and development (R&D). Catalyst, a global nonprofit that works to accelerate women’s workplace inclusion, reports (2017) that worldwide females account for less than 29 percent of those employed in R&D. In America, which prides itself as possessing the worlds’ most advanced tech companies, women hold less than 25 percent of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST