50,000 DIVERSE ENGINEERS GRADUATING ANNUALLY BY 2025

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A UNIQUE MOVEMENT

The Promise of 50K

The Coalition will collaborate to create a comprehensive plan to change the public perception of engineering and encourage a diversified field of study, one that includes more women and members of other underrepresented groups.

The 50K Coalition is brought to you by the generous support of these organizations.

WE DO HAVE

Hurdles to Overcome
Academic obstacles to retention
High school math & college "weed-out" courses
STEM culture and climate barriers to retention. Barriers to community college transfer.
Barriers created by an inadequate public understanding of engineering
Transfer rates from community colleges to four-year institutions are low overall, and lower in STEM majors

"Coming together is a beginning: keeping together is progress: working together is success."

HENRY FORD