"There's art in almost everything we do," says Crystal Windham. Windham should know. She took her love of art and turned it into a
history-making career in the automotive industry--yes, car making. In fact, you can not create a car without first designing one and that is where professionals like Windham come in. She is the automotive industry’s highest ranking African-American female car designer.
The STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields continue to
grow in the United States, but the rate of women faculty of color teaching these
disciplines has not seen the same significant rate of growth. According
to a new study released by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, as of
2010, there were only 2.1 percent of minority STEM faculty members at
colleges while making up 13 percent of the U.S. working aged