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TEC LEIMERT celebrates Black History every month and is committed to acknowledging the remarkable achievements of Black people both past and present. Check out these news stories that were published throughout February!

 

1. Black Excellence: High School Senior Accepted into Over 30 Colleges Chooses Full Ride to Fisk University

2. Andela Launches Pan-African Technology Hub In Kigali for Software Developers Across the Continent

3. Nigerian NASA Whiz is the First Black Woman to Bag PhD in Aerospace Engineering

4. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse Wins the Best Animation Oscar

 

Women are outnumbered by men nearly 2 to 1 in science, technology, engineering and math roles on TV and in movies, and a new study suggests that dramatic imbalance might be discouraging girls from pursing STEM careers.

The numbers hardly improved between 2007 and 2017, according to the study, which was released this week and looked at more than 1,000 characters across television shows, movies and content on streaming platforms...https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-women-in-stem-on-tv-20180926-story.html