The Lack of BIPOC Women in STEM

February 15, 2023
Despite the STEM field's explosive growth, its workforce lacks equitable representation. We spoke with YWCA's Femme2STEM Program Manager Shalaya Manneh to get her insight on the gender and racial divide within the STEM field, and what progress must be made to change it.

Why BIPOC women receive unequal health care

February 8, 2023
Although medical professionals are meant to treat all patients equally and with respect, there are intrinsically racist elements to the healthcare system itself. Systemic racism within the medical field is called Medical Racism.

Women of the Civil Rights Movement

January 13, 2023
In recognition of the upcoming 2023 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, here’s a list of media resources that shine a light on the critical (and often overlooked) role of BIPOC women in the civil rights movement. 

What is Environmental Racism?

January 5, 2023
Climate change is a global problem, but the divide between those able to mitigate its direct impact on them and those who cannot isn't a matter of luck or resourcefulness; it's the result of historical discrimination and environmental racism.

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