Between 2006 and 2016, women made up 19% of the U.S. citizens and permanent residents who received bachelor’s degrees in physics. Women of Color (which includes women who indicated Black, Latina, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander, Native Hawaiian, or mixed as their ethnicity or race) received 4% of all physics degrees; African American, Latina, and Native American (ALANA) women received 2%. ALANA women are more underrepresented in physics than in any of the other major STEM disciplines, including computer science and engineering (see Fig. 1).

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