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Dartmouth Increases Numbers of Women In Sciences

Jul 26, 2011   |   by Steve Zind and Patti Daniels   |   Vermont Public Radio

This year the Women in Science Project at Dartmouth College is marking its twentieth anniversary. The project was created to help address the fact that traditionally women have been under-represented in the fields of science math and engineering.

In the years since its creation, the number of women studying for careers in those fields has increased. VPR's Steve Zind spoke about those gains with Margaret Funnell, Assistant Dean of Faculty for Undergraduate Research and Adjunct Associate Professor in the department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. She's also the Director of the Women in Science Project, also known as "WISP".

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