Innovation Fact of the Week: Women Represent 40% of STEM Workforce in China, But Only 24% in US

John Wu March 3, 2016
March 3, 2016

Women make up 40 percent of the STEM workforce in China versus only 24 percent in the United States, writes John Wu in Innovation Files. A lack of gender diversity in STEM occupations means that a sizable chunk of the population is not involved in the scientific discoveries and innovations that spur economic growth and improve overall wellbeing.