Definition of underrepresented
: inadequately represented
underrepresentationplay \ˌən-dər-ˌre-pri-ˌzen-ˈtā-shən, -zən-\ noun
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In this role, Holloman-Douglas has worked to recruit and retain underrepresented students to attend the University of Kentucky.
As the team behind the study made clear, women are not just woefully underrepresented in ads, they're being portrayed in an archaic, sexist way.
Ultimately, Meriem aims to use humor in her work as a way to confront not so funny subjects while also shedding light on an underrepresented culture in a smart, innovative way.
But the truth is that the underrepresented cohort in American politics is the opposite of libertarians: people with right-wing social views who support big government on the economy.
Lack of exposure to hands-on activities such as coding and robotics isn’t the only factor holding back underrepresented students in STEM fields, of course.
A $1 million grant from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation to support entrepreneurs from underrepresented backgrounds in Chicago will go to major players 1871 and UI Labs as well as specialty groups Blue1647, Bunker Labs and i.c.
Starks' ultimate aim is, with proper funding, the Inglenook STREAMS program will be a model replicated in underrepresented neighborhoods throughout the city, state and across the U.S.
Women veterans are hugely underrepresented in office.
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