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The STEM paradoxes: Graduates’ lack of non-technical skills, and not enough women

There’s a paradox in the scientific world, but it may not be the one you’re thinking about.

Here’s why.

On Monday, the New York Academy of Sciences announced that even though the global economy is generating a record number of scientists, it still faces a shortage in science professionals.

This is one of the “STEM paradoxes,” that the NYAS identified in a paper called “The Global Stem Paradox” that it released before an audience of about 500 U.N. delegates, scientists, high school students, heads of foundations and corporate philanthropists, many of whom were in New York for the United Nation’s General Assembly.

Read further at Washington Post.