When looking at income inequality we begin to see that Florida ranks among worst in the nation, with the top 1% taking home over 28% of the income. Miami is the most unequal city in America based on the Gini Coefficient.
While it may be true that more women prefer psychology to engineering, it does not mean that they are not naturally inclined to take a traditionally male-dominated role. Many factors may hinder a woman from pursuing a career in the STEM fields of engineering and technology, pushing them into female-friendly careers instead.
Thanks to his belief in the Manifezt Foundation mission, we are pleased to announce the addition of Interim Program Director of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Chris Caines, to our board. Chris has been with the Knight Foundation for the past two years, where he worked closely with Matt Haggman as a program associate and has been an instrumental part of their investment into the community since joining.
STEM education has been on the spotlight for quite some time. There is a general understanding that our nation’s ability to stay competitive in the era of globalization depends greatly on innovation and staying at the forefront of technological advances.
The Fake News phenomenon – driven by largely controversial stories looking to generate clicks and ad revenue off shock value, and political campaigns promoting propaganda on their opponents – has been making headlines more and more recently, because of its supposed effect on the elections and the actions it has…