to be effective? Do they differ by gender within minority group? What factors make them more effective? How can they be expanded and improved in a sustainable way?

  1. What is the role of minority-serving institutions in the diversification of America’s workforce in these fields? How can that role be supported and strengthened?

  2. How can the public and private sectors better assist minority students in their efforts to join America’s workforce in these fields?

  3. What should be the implementation strategy? The committee should develop a prioritized list of policy and funding action items (e.g., tax credits) with milestones and cost estimates that will lead to a science and engineering workforce that mirrors the nation’s diverse population.



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