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Encouraging Female Minority Scientists

By Kelly Wilkinson

South Hadley, MA – With less than a quarter of scientists in this country being female, and an even smaller percentage being minorities, to be a minority woman in the sciences is rare. A program in Western Massachusetts at Mount Holyoke College has received national attention for its program that links aspiring students with role models they can identify with. More from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Kelly Wilkinson.