300 Mississippi girls to enter SEEK – a free Summer Engineering Experience for Kids

March 21, 2013 in Top Stories

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa

Editor

Females only – third and fifth graders, students of color, from Jackson Public Schools and surrounding area have a friend in the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).

While the NSBE acknowledges that a significant disparity persists in the STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics – participation rates among African Americans, it has not taken this bleak assessment lying down….