Students of color are still at a disadvantage when it comes to STEM

As a generation born in the wake of teenagers coding HTML to personalize their MySpace profiles, . Gen Z simply takes its own initiative when it comes to entering the STEM field. Students of color are inherently disadvantaged throughout the U.S. school system... to even consider pursuing a degree, let alone a career, in STEM. 15-year-old Abinaya Dinesh is a student who found interest in coding and artificial intelligence (AI) outside of school. Currently a high school student, Dinesh has already built an app and runs the Girls in AI nonprofit. Dinesh's focus — when she's not working on her AP classes or building a lesson plan for Girls in AI — is to fix the healthcare system