Black History Month: Celebrating Black women in STEM

Black History Month Women in STEM

 

Story by Liz Do & Tristan McGuirk

In celebration of Black History Month, U of T Engineering invited students and alumni who identify as Black (including African, African-Canadian, African-Caribbean ancestry) and women to reflect on their experiences in STEM, the barriers they’ve faced in their career journeys, their inspirations, and the advice that they have for young Black women students.

The perspectives of these six women exemplify the diversity of their lived experiences — and illustrate the ongoing need for Black inclusion and systemic change in STEM fields.

Read the full story in the U of T Engineering News.


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