Acknowledgments and Citation


Elizabeth Grieco, Program Director, Science, Technology, and Innovation—Public Information, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES), developed and wrote this report with co-author Steven Deitz (NCSES). Overall guidance and direction of the content and presentation of the report were provided by Amy Burke, Program Director, Science, Technology, and Innovation Analysis, NCSES; Emilda B. Rivers, Director, NCSES; Vipin Arora, former Deputy Director, NCSES; and John Finamore, Chief Statistician, NCSES.

Writing consultation was provided by Nancy Gough (Betah Associates) and analytical support provided by Laura Pomerance (ProSource 360). Statistical review was provided by Wan-Ying Chang (NCSES). Quality assurance of data and statistical accuracy was provided by Devi Mishra (NCSES) and staff from RTI International. Communication and outreach support, including social media guidance, was provided by Julia Milton (NCSES). The report was edited and produced by Christine Hamel and Tanya Gore, with guidance from Catherine Corlies, all at NCSES. Development of the Web version was guided by Rajinder Raut (NCSES).

Suggested citation

National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES). 2023. Diversity and STEM: Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities 2023. Special Report NSF 23-315. Alexandria, VA: National Science Foundation. Available at