A sobering look at women and minorities in engineering and physics

The graph below shows the time evolution of the percentages of bachelors’ degrees in engineering and physics that were awarded to women, African-Americans and Hispanics in the US.

The data are from the NSF Science and Engineering Indicators.

If there is significant progress over the decade-plus plotted, it eludes me.

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