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SWE’s statement on the U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, which overturns the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. Read More

Title IX and STEM

Title IX was enacted by Congress in 1972 as part of the Education Amendments, focused on ensuring that no one in the United States would be subjected to sex discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving any type of federal financial assistance. Though best known for its influence on sports participation and scholarships, it is equally applicable to STEM participation and research supported by federal funds. Any institution receiving grant funding from federal agencies is required to comply with the rules of Title IX.