Despite an increase in women with STEM degrees, the percentage of women working in the fields has barely changed in almost 30 years. In 1987, 20 per cent of the STEM workforce was women. Today, it is 22 per cent. — Maclean’s 2015
There are many reasons why we should all be worried about gender and racial inequality such as sociological, economic, global competitiveness, etc. Many of which are well documented in a variety of international research studies. However, sySTEMic looks at this issue with the lens of human potential / capital. We believe that we all have an obligation to uplift human potential. Furthermore, that helping others realize their potential makes our communities and society better by growing human capital.