Journal of Engineering Education
According to a growing body of research, many Latinas/os experience dissonance between their everyday cultural practices and the cultural practices prevalent in engineering. This dissonance contributes to many Latinas/os' sense that engineering is "not for me."
Wilson-Lopez, Amy; Mejia, Joel Alejandro; Hasbún, Indhira María; and Kasun, G. Sue, "Latina/o adolescents' funds of knowledge related to engineering" (2016). Teacher Education and Leadership Faculty Publications. Paper 2226.