Challenges faced by African American Women in the Military and Natural Systems (STEM) in the US.

Challengesfaced by African American Women in the Military and Natural Systems(STEM) in the US.

Outlineof the Research Question

Topic:Challengesfaced by African American women in the Military and Natural Systems(STEM) in the US.

GeneralPurpose: Tocompare and contrast the challenges faced by African Women in theMilitary and Natural Systems (STEM) in the US.

ResearchQuestion:What are the challenges facing African American women either wantingto or already serving in the army and Natural Systems (STEM) in theUS?

ThesisStatement:Research shows that historically and even in the current civilizedsociety African American women wanting or serving in the army orNatural Systems remain very few compared to American Women.Researchers in this field have sited various challenges such asdiscrimination on basis of race, discrimination, inequality amongothers. This essay therefore aims to discuss, compare and contrastthe challenges faced by this particular minority group n the army andSTEM in the US.

  1. The few numbers of African American women in the army and natural systems in the US.

  • Existing research findings on the numbers of African Women in the military and STEM in the US.

  • The history and development of the challenges faced by African American Women in the military and STEM in the US.

Body

  1. Discrimination faced by African American women in the army and STEM in the US.

  • The similarities and differences in terms of what African American women are discriminated against in the military and STEM in the US.

  • The difference and similarities of what is being implemented in the two workforces to overcome discrimination against African American Women.

  1. Stereotyping and its effects to African American women in the army and STEM in the US.

  2. Prejudice against African American women in the military and STEM in the US.

  • Similarities and differences in inequality in remuneration of African American women in the army and STEM.

  • Discouragement of qualified African American women from joining natural sciences and mathematics related courses in the colleges.

Conclusion

  1. There are various challenges facing African American women in the army and STEM in the US.

  • Most of the challenges facing this minority group are similar in the army and STEM.

  • However, there is great disparity among the interventions and strategies being implemented in order to overcome these challenges against the minority group in the two workforces.

  • Much still needs to be done in order to ensure equality and total elimination of any challenges facing African American women both in the army and STEM.

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