*The science fields are in need of more minorities, in particular, African Americans.
Scientists of all kinds, mathematicians, biologists, chemists, and engineers throughout this country that are African American are few and far between.
When you’re a minority in any capacity, race or otherwise, it isn’t easy when you don’t have peers to help you navigate the waters.
Kyla McMullen, 27, found out just how difficult when she discovered that she would be the only African American woman to become a Ph.D. candidate for University of Michigan’s computer science department, according to University of Maryland’s Baltimore County (UMBC) Computer Science and Electrical Engineering News.
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