Lorelle L. Espinosa - Higher Education

Lorelle L. Espinosa
Dr. Lorelle L. Espinosa, a Senior Analyst at Abt Associates, writes about the national imperative of building and sustaining a diverse STEM pipeline.

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Keeping Diversity at the Center of the STEM Higher Education Agenda in 2013

by | January 30, 2013 Like many, I found the month of January to be a time for reflection and renewal. Read more

Beyond Borders—STEM Education as a Global Priority

by | September 13, 2012
Australia, like the U.S., has set its sights on transforming higher education in an era of incr [...] Read more

Graduate Diversity Officers Play Key Role in Helping STEM Departments Diversify

by | July 10, 2012
I’m honored to have contributed to a piece recently published in the 2012 summer edition of T [...] Read more

It’s About Time to Break the Glass Ceiling for Women in STEM

by | April 23, 2012
Earlier this month, The White House Council on Women and Girls released the report Keeping Amer [...] Read more

The Case for Transforming Undergraduate STEM Education

by | March 14, 2012
Every day, it seems — and rightly so — there are new calls to strengthen and diversify the [...] Read more

It Just Doesn’t Add Up: Barriers to STEM Higher Education

by | January 26, 2012
A small flurry of conversation on Twitter and elsewhere followed a recent proposal by two unive [...] Read more

STEM Literacy Beyond STEM Occupations

by | November 30, 2011
I write with kudos to the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce, or GCEW, for its re [...] Read more

The Important Role of Legal Guidance in Increasing STEM Diversity

by | October 10, 2011
Last month, a group of college and university attorneys convened for two full days in Boston to [...] Read more

Women of Color in STEM Fields

by | October 3, 2011
As a group, women are still the largest untapped talent pool for growing America’s science, t [...] Read more

U.S. Department of Education Recognizes Institutions Serving Critical Mass of Asian American and Pacific Islander Students

by | June 2, 2011
In May, during Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) Heritage Month, the U.S. Department [...] Read more

The Business Role in STEM Education

by | May 1, 2011
The month of April saw  at least two big announcements from the business community regardi [...] Read more

Financial Aid Must Go Further

by | March 25, 2011
The importance of Pell Grant funding and other forms of need-based financial aid – including [...] Read more

A Reflection on the Need for Achievement-Minded Approaches to Diversifying STEM

by | February 23, 2011
I was pleased to read fellow-blogger Marybeth Gasman’s most recent piece on the misrepresenta [...] Read more

President Obama’s 2012 Commitment to STEM

by | February 16, 2011
At a time of fiscal constraint and severe cuts to numerous federal programs, President Obama’ [...] Read more

Adrift but Not Entirely Off Course

by | January 20, 2011
The New Year has seen an urgent call for accountability in higher education with the much antic [...] Read more
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