Access to Advancement: An Audio Exploration of the National Effort to Increase the Role of Women with Disabilities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)

Series produced by WAMC

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A radio series about the opportunities for, and achievements of, women with disabilities in STEM fields.

Access to Advancement, funded by the National Science Foundation Research in Disabilities Education program, is a series of ten radio stories that shed light on the opportunities for, and achievements of, women with disabilities in STEM fields. Five stories examine the latest educational tools, evidence-based practices, and programs designed to broaden the participation of women with disabilities in STEM. And five stories present the personal stories of women with disabilities who are successfully working or learning in STEM fields. The series is a great resource for students with disabilities, young women, parents, educators, employers, or anyone interested in advancing the role of women and students with disabilities in STEM.


10 Pieces

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  • Added: Aug 04, 2010
  • Length: 13:34
  • Purchases: 1

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  • Length: 15:02
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  • Length: 15:52
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  • Length: 15:09
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  • Added: Aug 04, 2010
  • Length: 13:09
  • Purchases: 1
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Anneliese DeVyldere is an honors student at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, a school she learned about while attending Space Camp for Inte...

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  • Added: Aug 04, 2010
  • Length: 09:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Christine Sangobowale is pursuing her master's degree in environmental science at Adelphi University, in Garden City, NY. A summer internship throu...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2010
  • Length: 07:57
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Dr. Angela Lee Foreman is an assistant professor of biology at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), National Technical Institute for the De...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2010
  • Length: 05:56
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Jennifer, a PhD candidate in biomedical engineering at Columbia University, decided to pursue an advanced degree to study the brain after her own b...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2010
  • Length: 10:18
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Patricia Walsh is a successful computer scientist. However, there was a time during college when she struggled with her grades and questioned her e...

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  • Added: Aug 04, 2010
  • Length: 07:54
  • Purchases: 1