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Which cities are best for diversity in STEM?

Posted on by Melissa Wylie on December 20, 2017

While some cities have thriving science, technology, engineering and math sectors, the local workforce may be lacking in diversity.

Personal finance company SmartAsset identified the cities with the best diversity in STEM fields. SmartAsset analyzed data from the 50 cities with the largest STEM workforces and compared them across racial and gender diversity metrics.

Philadelphia ranked No. 1 and scored high in both categories. Women make up 33 percent of the STEM workforce, the fourth-highest in the study, and 18 percent of STEM employees are African American, the third-highest in the top 10. Continue reading the full article.