Decades of racial disparities revealed in National Science Foundation funding patterns

“What we saw in the data was striking,” said Alegado, a faculty member in the UH Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST).”These data force all of us within the academy to confront the uncomfortable reality that the system that we call meritocracy has instead perpetuated disadvantage. Disaggregation of racial/ethnic information has allowed us to better understand the depth of systemic racism in funding mechanisms and it is imperative that we continue to make this data available so that we can track our progress in ameliorating these deficits.”

Source: Decades of racial disparities revealed in National Science Foundation funding patterns

K. Sis. Nicole T.N. Lasher

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