Wentworth Women are Building a Network and Thriving in Male-Dominated Fields
July 8, 2019
Deanna Kodek, Civil Engineering ’19
Deanna Kondek was a sophomore in high school when she won first prize in a bridge-building competition. “Then I heard from someone, ‘It’s gonna be hard for you to be an engineer as a woman,’” she recalls.
Words to that effect have been far too common for many women in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. We spoke with nine women who have been active in college and share, in their words, their experiences with not only persevering as a woman in STEM, but even thriving at a school like Wentworth.
Read the WIT magazine article at this link.
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