The brand is hoping to close the STEM gap with a 10-year financial commitment and a new campaign featuring real women.
"There are so many phenomenal Black women past and present and they ought to be household names," says Tonya Bolden, author of 'Changing the Equation: 50+ US Black Women in STEM.'
Through a partnership with Amazon, students have the opportunity to win prizes by creating an original remix of Ciara's "Set."
The study, which is the first of it’s kind to use both national data and achievement data, was conducted by Vanderbilt and the University of Florida, and published in the Harvard Educational Review.
Crafting modern stories that present Black people as beautiful, talented and intelligent, these authors have broken the bedtime story mold.